A Brief History Of Time : From Big Bang To Black Holes

Description

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 the internationally acclaimed masterpiece by the world renowned physicist - generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers. It 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, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory. To this day A Brief History of Time remains a staple of the scientific canon, and its succinct and clear language continues to introduce millions to the universe and its wonders. This new edition includes recent updates from Stephen Hawking with his latest thoughts about the No Boundary Proposal and offers new information about dark energy, the information paradox, eternal inflation, the microwave background radiation observations, and the discovery of gravitational waves. It was published in tandem with the app, Stephen Hawking's Pocket Universe.

Details

Author(s)
Stephen Hawking
Format
Paperback | 272 pages
Dimensions
127 x 198 x 17mm | 216g
Publication date
05 Feb 2015
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd
Imprint
Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
0
ISBN10
0857501003
ISBN13
9780857501004
Bestsellers rank
112