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Stephen Hawking : a life in science / Michael White and John Gribbin.

Author/Creator:
White, Michael, 1959-2018 author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Pegasus Books LLC, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 447 pages ; 23 cm
Edition:
First Pegasus Books edition.
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Subjects:
Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018.
Astrophysics.
Physicists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Physicists.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Contents:
The day Galileo died
Classical cosmology
Going up
Doctors and doctorates
From black holes to the big bang
Marriage and fellowship
Singular solutions
The breakthrough years
When black holes explode
The foothills of fame
Back to the beginning
Science celebrity
When the universe has babies
A brief history of time
The end of physics?
Fame and fortune
A brief history of time travel
Stephen Hawking : superstar
God and the multiverse
The topsy-turvy universe of a global icon.
Notes:
Revised and updated edition.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-430) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Gribbin, John, 1946- author.
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9781605989402
1605989401
OCLC:
911364515
Publisher Number:
99966140829