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A Brief History of Time

Author / Publisher : Stephen Hawking
File Letter : Silver Star
Topic : COSMOLOGY
Comments : First published 1988

 

A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking.  First published in 1988, 20th anniversary edition published 2008. Re-issued 2011.

This book was suggested by one of our members and was purchased with the proceeds from our ‘culled book’ sale. We are very happy to be able to add this book to the SAS library.

The Blurb: 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.

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