A Brief History of Time: And Other Essays (Paperback)

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    Stephen Hawking is Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge; his other books for the general reader includeA Briefer History of Time, Black Holes and Baby Universes and The Universe in a Nutshell.

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    A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending—or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions in space? What will happen when it all ends?

    Told in language we all can understand, A Brief History of Time plunges into the exotic realms of black holes and quarks, of antimatter and “arrows of time,” of the big bang and a bigger God—where the possibilities are wondrous and unexpected. With exciting images and profound imagination, Stephen Hawking brings us closer to the ultimate secrets at the very heart of creation.

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    ISBN 9780553380163
    Genre SCIENCE / History
    Format Paperback
    Pages 256
    Publisher Date 1998-10-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Bantam Dell Pub Group
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.65 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle And Other Essays
    Edition Number 10
    Edition Detail Anniversary
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Hawking, Stephen W.

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