Brief History of Time

Brief History of Time (Paperback)

By Stephen Hawking 
Publisher: Bantam Paperbacks
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0553175211
EAN: 9780553175219
Publish Date: 1995-04-06
Binding: Paperback
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The long-awaited paperback edition of this, the longest running >Sunday Times< hardback bestseller ever. Since its publication in 1988, >A Brief History of Time< has shot Stephen Hawking to stardom. He has appeared on >Star Trek< and in British Telecom advertisements and has even been a voiceover on the latest >Pink Floyd< album. In the Spring, Channel 4 will be showing a 3-part series called >Reality on the Rocks< which will explore the ideas in Hawking's book and also includes interviews with the man himself.
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Title: Brief History of Time
Publisher: Bantam Paperbacks
Author: Stephen Hawking
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0553175211
EAN: 9780553175219
Publish Date: 1995-04-06
Binding: Paperback

Brief History of Time Review

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Brief History of Time: Nice Book Rating of 5 out of 5 Rating of 5 out of 5 Rating of 5 out of 5 Rating of 5 out of 5 Rating of 5 out of 5
By Guest, 2015-07-24 17:03:07.0

Brief History of Time is one of the best book and it is too much informative for us. Thanks to infibeam for this best offer book

Information, simple but requires some study Rating of 4 out of 5 Rating of 4 out of 5 Rating of 4 out of 5 Rating of 4 out of 5 Rating of 4 out of 5
By Shounak Bhattacharya, 2013-08-12 11:21:49.0

For readers who are thinking that it is a very simple book, casual read, sitting on sofa or while traveling, surely this is NOT THE BOOK for you. This is a book which is written by one of the greatest scientist of our generation who has been given the honour with Einstein. Why the book is popular? Dr.Hawking's motto was to reach to buyers in airport, specifically to the mass, which definitely would have made it half if there would have been equations and that is the reason, why the book is so difficult. What is there in the book? A basic idea of the history and development of cosmology starting from Ptolemy's Universe, Copernicus, Galileo to the current understanding. Space & Time: (a) Galilean relativity and measurement (b) Newton's laws of motion (c) Emerging ideas of gravity (d) James Clerk Maxwell's emergence of the famous theory of electromagnetism -- The first step towards unification, unifying 2 separate forces, electric and magnet into one. The Expanding Universe: (a) Hubble's observation (b) Doppler effect (c) The red shift (c) Friedmann model. Here. Prof.Hawking starts introducing the concept of singularity: the extreme prediction of General relativity. Most importantly the electro-weak unification by Weinberg-Salam theory. So, we now have only 3 major forces of nature as per the Standard Model: (1)Electro-weak (a sum of electromagnetism and weak force) (2) Gravity (3) Strong force. For a better understanding please look into: Dr.Mani Bhaumik's Code Name God. Dr.Hawking ends the book with an optimists note: 'A complete, consistent, unified theory is only the first step; our goal is a complete understanding of the events around us, and of our own existence.' 'If we find the answer to that, it would be the ultimate triumph of human reason - for then we would know the mind of God.' Happy reading !!

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By Samrat DeySarkar, 2011-12-10 10:47:21.0

One of the best books on scientific topics, he ease with which S.Hawkins has described so complicated n complex matters is really overwhelming. If you really want to gain knowledge but hesitate to read science journal for complex maths equation then this is the book for you. So simple and no equation yet very informative. Special thanks to Infibeam for delivering the book so fast, but I must confess that this time the packing wasn't upto the mark, even though the book was undamged yet it was very close to being dameged.Please take care of packages as we consumers trust this website a lot.

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