'Master of the Universe One scientist's courageous voyage to the frontiers of the Cosmos' Newsweek
Was there a beginning of time?
Could time run backwards?
Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries?
These are just some of the questions considered in an internationally acclaimed masterpiece which begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time.
'He can explain the complexities of cosmological physics with an engaging combination of clarity and wit His is a brain of extraordinary power'
'One of the most brilliant scientific minds since Einstein'
'This book marries a child's wonder to a genius's intellect. We journey into Hawking's universe, while marvelling at his mind'
The Sunday Times
'To follow such a fine mind as it exposes such great problems is an exciting experience'
The Sunday Times
About the Author :
In 1963, Stephen Hawking contracted motor neurone disease and was given two years to live. Yet he went on to Cambridge to become a brilliant researcher and Professorial Fellow at Gonville and Caius College. Since 1979 he has held the post of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge, the chair held by Isaac Newton in 1663. Professor Hawking has over a dozen honorary degrees, was awarded the CBE in 1982. He is a fellow of the Royal Society and a Member of the US National Academy of Science.
Stephen Hawking is the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, and is regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein.
|Title:||A Brief History Of Time: From The Big Bang To Black Holes|
|Number Of Pages:||224|