A Brief History of Time

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ISBN: 0553109537
Release Date: 1998
Number of pages: 212
Author: Stephen W. Hawking
Publisher: Random House of Canada

Download and read online A Brief History of Time in PDF and EPUB An anniversary edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe features a new introduction by the author and a new chapter on the possibility of time travel and "wormholes" in space


A Brief History of Time

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ISBN: 0553346148
Release Date: 1990-01-01
Number of pages: 198
Author: Stephen W. Hawking
Publisher: Bantam

Download and read online A Brief History of Time in PDF and EPUB Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to confront the supreme questions of the nature of time and the universe. Was there a beginning of time? Will there be an end? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? From Galileo and Newton to modern astrophysics, from the breathtakingly cast to the extraordinarily tiny, Professor Hawking leads us on an exhilarating journey to distant galaxies, black holes, alternate dimensions--as close as man has ever ventured to the mind of God. From the vantage point of the wheelchair from which he has spent more than twenty years trapped by Lou Gehrig's disease, Stephen Hawking has transformed our view of the universe. Cogently explained, passionately revealed, "A Brief History of Time is the story of the ultimate quest for knowledge: the ongoing search for the tantalizing secrets at the heart of time and space.


A Brief History of Time

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ISBN: 0593060504
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 241
Author: Stephen W. Hawking
Publisher: Transworld Pub

Download and read online A Brief History of Time in PDF and EPUB Stephen Hawking'sA Brief History of Timehas become an international publishing phenomenon. Translated into thirty languages, it has sold over ten million copies worldwide and lives on as a science book that continues to captivate and inspire new readers each year. When it was first published in 1988 the ideas discussed in it were at the cutting edge of what was then known about the universe. In the intervening twenty years there have been extraordinary advances in the technology of observing both the micro- and macro-cosmic world. Indeed, during that time cosmology and the theoretical sciences have entered a new golden age . Professor Hawking is one of the major scientists and thinkers to have contributed to this renaissance. This special edition, which marks the twentieth anniversary of the book's original ground-breaking publication is surely destined to become a coveted collectors' item.


A Briefer History of Time

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ISBN: 9780553385465
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 162
Author: Stephen Hawking
Publisher: Bantam

Download and read online A Briefer History of Time in PDF and EPUB A shorter, more accessible edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe features new full-color illustrations and an expanded, easier to understand treatment of the volume's more important theoretical concepts.


A Brief History of Time

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ISBN: 9780553380163
Release Date: 1998-01
Number of pages: 212
Author: Stephen W. Hawking
Publisher: Bantam

Download and read online A Brief History of Time in PDF and EPUB An anniversary edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe features a new introduction by the author and a new chapter on the possibility of time travel and "wormholes" in space


My Brief History

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ISBN: 9781448169917
Release Date: 2013-09-12
Number of pages: 144
Author: Stephen Hawking
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online My Brief History in PDF and EPUB Stephen Hawking has dazzled readers worldwide with a string of bestsellers exploring the mysteries of the universe. Now, for the first time, the most brilliant cosmologist of our age turns his gaze inwards for a revealing look at his own life and intellectual evolution. My Brief History recounts Stephen Hawking’s improbable journey, from his post-war London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity. Lavishly illustrated with rarely seen photographs, this concise, witty and candid account introduces readers to a Hawking rarely glimpsed in previous books: the inquisitive schoolboy whose classmates nicknamed him ‘Einstein’; the jokester who once placed a bet with a colleague over the existence of a black hole; and the young husband and father struggling to gain a foothold in the world of academia. Writing with characteristic humility and humour, Hawking opens up about the challenges that confronted him following his diagnosis of motor neurone disease aged twenty-one. Tracing his development as a thinker, he explains how the prospect of an early death urged him onwards through numerous intellectual breakthroughs, and talks about the genesis of his masterpiece A Brief History of Time – one of the iconic books of the twentieth century. Clear-eyed, intimate and wise, My Brief History opens a window for the rest of us into Hawking’s personal cosmos.


The Grand Design

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ISBN: 9780553907070
Release Date: 2010-09-07
Number of pages: 208
Author: Stephen Hawking
Publisher: Bantam

Download and read online The Grand Design in PDF and EPUB #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent “grand design” of our universe evidence of a benevolent creator who set things in motion—or does science offer another explanation? In this startling and lavishly illustrated book, Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow present the most recent scientific thinking about these and other abiding mysteries of the universe, in nontechnical language marked by brilliance and simplicity. According to quantum theory, the cosmos does not have just a single existence or history. The authors explain that we ourselves are the product of quantum fluctuations in the early universe, and show how quantum theory predicts the “multiverse”—the idea that ours is just one of many universes that appeared spontaneously out of nothing, each with different laws of nature. They conclude with a riveting assessment of M-theory, an explanation of the laws governing our universe that is currently the only viable candidate for a “theory of everything”: the unified theory that Einstein was looking for, which, if confirmed, would represent the ultimate triumph of human reason.


The Godhead Trilogy

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ISBN: 9780544503106
Release Date: 2014-06-03
Number of pages: 1172
Author: James Morrow
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online The Godhead Trilogy in PDF and EPUB The complete Godhead Trilogy from James Morrow, including Towing Jehovah, Blameless in Abaddon, and The Eternal Footman. TOWING JEHOVAH: God is dead, and Anthony Van Horne must tow the corpse to the Arctic (to preserve Him from sharks and decomposition). En route Van Horne must also contend with ecological guilt, a militant girlfriend, sabotage both natural and spiritual, and greedy hucksters of oil, condoms, and doubtful ideas. Winner of a 1995 World Fantasy Award. BLAMELESS IN ABADDON: In this “funny, ferocious fantasy” (Philadelphia Inquirer), God is a comatose, two-mile-long tourist attraction at a Florida theme park-until a conniving judge decides to put Him on trial in The Hague for crimes against humanity. A New York Times Notable Book of the Year. THE ETERNAL FOOTMAN: The Eternal Footman completes Morrow's darkly comic trilogy about God's untimely demise. With God's skull in orbit, competing with the moon, a plague of "death awareness" spreads across the Western hemisphere. As the United States sinks into apocalypse, two people fight to preserve life and sanity. One is Nora Burkhart, a schoolteacher who will stop at nothing to save her only son, Kevin. The other is the genius sculptor Gerard Korty, who struggles to create a masterwork that will heal the metaphysical wounds of the age. A few highlights: a bloody battle on a New Jersey golf course between Jews and anti-Semites; a theater troupe's stirring dramatization of the Gilgamesh epic; and a debate between Martin Luther and Erasmus. Morrow also gives us his most chilling villain ever: Dr. Adrian Lucido, founder of a new pagan church in Mexico and inventor of a cure worse than any disease.


The Theory of Everything

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ISBN: 1597775541
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 132
Author: Stephen W. Hawking
Publisher: Phoenix Books Incorporated

Download and read online The Theory of Everything in PDF and EPUB A series of lectures by the renowned physicist reviews past ideas from Aristotle to Newton and Einstein's theories of gravity, the Big Bang, and black holes and explores quantum mechanics and the time and space proposition.


A History of the Book in America

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ISBN: 9780807832851
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 618
Author: David Paul Nord
Publisher: UNC Press Books

Download and read online A History of the Book in America in PDF and EPUB V. 1. The colonial book in the Atlantic world: This book carries the interrelated stories of publishing, writing, and reading from the beginning of the colonial period in America up to 1790. v. 2 An Extensive Republic: This volume documents the development of a distinctive culture of print in the new American republic. v. 3. The industrial book 1840-1880: This volume covers the creation, distribution, and uses of print and books in the mid-nineteenth century, when a truly national book trade emerged. v. 4. Print in Motion: In a period characterized by expanding markets, national consolidation, and social upheaval, print culture picked up momentum as the nineteenth century turned into the twentieth. v. 5. The Enduring Book: This volume addresses the economic, social, and cultural shifts affecting print culture from Word War II to the present.


A Short History of Nearly Everything

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ISBN: 9781409095484
Release Date: 2010-03-02
Number of pages: 672
Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online A Short History of Nearly Everything in PDF and EPUB Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us. Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry and particle physics, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be interested in science. The ultimate eye-opening journey through time and space, A Short History of Nearly Everything is the biggest-selling popular science book of the 21st century, and reveals the world in a way most of us have never seen it before.


Sapiens

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ISBN: 9781448190690
Release Date: 2014-09-04
Number of pages: 512
Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online Sapiens in PDF and EPUB **Over 1 million copies sold** **The Sunday Times #1 bestseller** FIRE gave us power FARMING made us hungry for more MONEY gave us purpose SCIENCE made us deadly This is the thrilling account of our extraordinary history – from insignificant apes to rulers of the world.


The Illustrated a Brief History of Time

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ISBN: 9780553103748
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 248
Author: Stephen W. Hawking
Publisher: Bantam

Download and read online The Illustrated a Brief History of Time in PDF and EPUB An illustrated, large-format edition of the best-seller has been expanded to encompass the remarkable advances that have occurred in science and technology over the past eight years, with a new chapter on Wormholes and Time Travel and more than 240 full-color, captioned illustrations. 100,000 first printing.


The Quest for God in the Work of Borges

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ISBN: 9781847060532
Release Date: 2009-08-30
Number of pages: 220
Author: Annette U. Flynn
Publisher: A&C Black

Download and read online The Quest for God in the Work of Borges in PDF and EPUB The first book to highlight the spiritual element in Borges' work - this work offers an insightful and scholarly interpretation of a fundamental facet of his writing.


The Large Scale Structure of Space Time

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ISBN: 0521099064
Release Date: 1973
Number of pages: 391
Author: S. W. Hawking
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online The Large Scale Structure of Space Time in PDF and EPUB This 1973 book discusses Einstein's General Theory of Relativity and its predictions concerning black holes and singularities in space-time itself.