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A Brief history of time : from the big bang to black holes /

A Brief history of time : from the big bang to black holes /
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R2588558 530.11 HAWK
Adult Non Fiction   Bermagui . On Loan . 10 Feb 2023
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ISBN 0857501003
Shelf Location 530.11 HAWK
Author Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018, author
Title A Brief history of time : from the big bang to black holes / Stephen Hawking.
Edition [Bantam edition reissued]
Production/Publication data London : Bantam, 2011, c2008.
Physical Description xi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Carrier Type volume
General Notes Includes index.
First published 1988. Twentieth anniversary edition published 2008.
Contents Notes Foreword / Stephen Hawking -- 1. Our picture of the Universe -- 2. Space and time -- 3. The expanding Universe -- 4. The [Heisenberg] uncertainty principle -- 5. Elementary particles and the forces of nature -- 6. Black holes -- 7. Black holes ain't so black -- 8. The origin and fate of the Universe -- 9. The arrow of time -- 10. Wormholes and time travel -- 11. The unification of physics -- 12. Conclusion -- Albert Einstein -- Galileo Galilei -- Isaac Newton.
Summary Note 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 by 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.
Subject Cosmology
Space and time
Space -- History
Time -- -- History. --
Genre History
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