A Brief History of Time

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Bantam Books, 1998 - Science - 212 pages
In the ten years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking's classic work has become a landmark volume in scientific writing, with more than nine million copies in forty languages sold worldwide. That edition was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the origins and nature of the universe. But the intervening years have seen extraordinary advances in the technology of observing both the micro- and the macrocosmic worlds.

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Not the best choice for an audiobook. It's very dense with a lot of information. I'll have to give it another try with an old-fashioned paper book. Read full review

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I got the version with no pictures in it, so I can't understand some concepts mentioned in the book. May reread later when I become (more) interested in physics or astronomy. It's one of the books I just picked randomly, even though my significant other mentioned it at least once. Read full review

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Contents

Chapter Two Space and Time
15
Chapter Three The Expanding Universe
37
Chapter Four The Uncertainty Principle
55
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About the author (1998)

Stephen Hawking was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years and the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. His books for the general reader include My Brief History, the classic A Brief History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universes, The Universe in a Nutshell, and, with Leonard Mlodinow, A Briefer History of Time and The Grand Design. Stephen Hawking died in 2018.

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