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Hawking, Stephen 1942-

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A brief history of time : from the big bang to black holes by Stephen Hawking( Book )

543 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 20 languages and held by 12,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the years since the publication of Hawking's A Brief History of Time, readers have repeatedly told Hawking of their great difficulty in understanding some of the book's most important concepts. This is the reason for A Briefer History: his wish to make its content more accessible to readers--as well as to bring it up-to-date with the latest scientific observations and findings. Purely technical concepts, such as the mathematics of chaotic boundary conditions, are gone. Conversely, subjects of wide interest that have now been given entire chapters of their own, including relativity, curved space, and quantum theory. This reorganization has allowed the authors to expand areas of recent progress, from string theory to exciting developments in the search for a unified theory of all the forces of physics.--From publisher description
The universe in a nutshell by Stephen Hawking( Book )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 3,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book Stephen Hawking takes us to the cutting edge of theoretical physics to explain in laymen's terms the principles that control our universe. Like many in the community of theoretical physicists, Professor Hawking is seeking to uncover the grail of science-the elusive Theory of Everything that lies at the heart of the cosmos. He guides us on his search to uncover the secrets of the universe-from supergravity to supersymmetry, from quantum theory to M-theory, from holography to duality. He takes us to the wild frontiers of science, where superstring theory and p-branes may hold the final clue to the puzzle. Copious four-color illustrations help clarify this journey into a surreal wonderland where particles, sheets, and strings move in eleven dimensions; where black holes evaporate and disappear, taking their secret with them; and where the original cosmic seed from which our own universe sprang was a tiny nut
The grand design by Stephen Hawking( Book )

65 editions published between 1120 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 3,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow, University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking mixes cutting-edge physics to answer three key questions-- Why is there something rather than nothing? Why do we exist? Why this particular set of laws and not some other?-- and explains that scientists are approaching what is called "M-theory," a collection of overlapping theories (including string theory) that fill in many (but not all) of the blank spots in quantum physics
The nature of space and time by Stephen Hawking( Book )

102 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 2,307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can the quantum theory of fields and Einstein's general theory of relativity, the two most accurate and successful theories in all of physics, be united in a single quantum theory of gravity? Two of the world's most famous physicists--Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose--disagree on this. Here they explain their positions in a work based on six lectures with a final debate, all originally presented at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences at the University of Cambridge.--From publisher description
God created the integers : the mathematical breakthroughs that changed history by Stephen Hawking( Book )

40 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes works by : Euclid, Archimedes, Diophantus, Rene Descartes, Isaac Newton, Pierre Simon De LaPlace, Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier, Carl Friedrich Gauss, Augustin-Louis Cauchy, George Boole, Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann, Karl Weierstrass, Richard Julius Wilhelm Dedekind, Georg Cantor, Henri Lebesgue, Kurt Godel, Alan Mathison Turing
George's secret key to the universe by Lucy Hawking( Book )

42 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of a young boy and his neighbor friend as they travel through a computer portal into outer space, where they explore such mysteries as black holes and the origins of the universe, while trying to evade an evil scientist
On the shoulders of giants : the great works of physics and astronomy( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world-renowned physicist presents a revolutionary look at the momentous discoveries that changed the perception of the world with this first-ever compilation of seven classic works on physics and astronomy. Features landmark writings by some of the world's great thinkers, including Copernicus, Newton, and Kepler. Illustrations
The illustrated a brief history of time by Stephen Hawking( Book )

59 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the nature of the universe, but since that time there have been extraordinary advances in the technology of observing both the micro- and the macrocosmic worlds. These observations have confirmed many of Professor Hawking's theoretical predictions in the first edition of his book, including the recent discoveries of the Cosmic Background Explorer satellite (COBE), which probed back in time to within 300,000 years of the universe's beginning and revealed wrinkles in the fabric of space-time that he had projected. Eager to bring his original text the new knowledge revealed by these many observations, as well as his most recent research, for this expanded edition Professor Hawking has prepared a new introduction to the book, written an entirely new chapter on the fascinating subject of wormholes and time travel, and updated the original chapters. This edition is enhanced throughout with more than 240 full-color illustrations, including satellite images, photographs made possible by spectacular technological advances such as the Hubble Space Telescope, and computer-generated images of three and four dimensional realities
The theory of everything : the origin and fate of the universe by Stephen Hawking( Book )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

21st Century Science Grant
A brief history of time by Stephen Hawking( Recording )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen W. Hawking, widely regarded as the most brilliant physicist since Einstein, discusses in a friendly and self-deprecating manner age-old questions about the origin and fate of the universe. Difficult concepts are made simple by Hawking's familiar, accessible prose
Stephen Hawking's A brief history of time : a reader's companion by Stephen Hawking( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains personal interviews of nine people who know Professor Hawking describing him, his life, and work, finally Professor Hawking talks about himself
A brief history of time by Stephen Hawking( Visual )

38 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the mysteries we've all wondered about in a film set against the backdrop of Stephen Hawking's life story
A stubbornly persistent illusion : the essential scientific writings of Albert Einstein by Albert Einstein( Book )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together a compilation of the most important works by Albert Einstein, presenting his papers on the Theory of Relativity, quantum theory, statistical mechanics, the photoelectric effect, and other studies that transformed modern physics
George's cosmic treasure hunt by Lucy Hawking( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George is heartbroken when he learns that his friend Annie and her father are moving to the US. Eric has a new job working for the space program, looking for signs of life in the Universe. Eric leaves George with a gift--a book called "The User's Guide to the Universe." But Annie and Eric haven't been gone for very long when Annie believes that she is being contacted by aliens, who have a terrible warning for her. George joins her in the US to help her with her quest--and before he knows it, he, Annie, Cosmos, and Annie's annoying cousin Emmett have been swept up in a cosmic treasure hunt, spanning the whole galaxy and beyond
Stephen Hawking's universe by Stephen Hawking( Visual )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series presents an intergalactic detective story, rich with mystery, unexpected twists and astonishing revelations that treats viewers to the latest and loftiest advances in cosmological thought in true down-to-earth Hawking fashion
The future of spacetime( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Our minds tell us that some things in the universe must be true. The new physics tells us that they are not, and in the process it blurs the line between science and science fiction. Here are six essays by those who walk that line, moving ever further out in discovering the patterns of nature, aimed at readers who share their fascination with the deepest mysteries of the universe."--Jacket
The large scale structure of space-time by Stephen Hawking( Book )

89 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Einstein's General Theory of Relativity leads to two remarkable predictions: first, that the ultimate destiny of many massive stars is to undergo gravitational collapse and to disappear from view, leaving behind a 'black hole' in space; and secondly, that there will exist singularities in space-time itself. These singularities are places where space-time begins or ends, and the presently known laws of physics break down. They will occur inside black holes, and in the past are what might be construed as the beginning of the universe. To show how these predictions arise, the authors discuss the General Theory of Relativity in the large. Starting with a precise formulation of the theory and an account of the necessary background of differential geometry, the significance of space-time curvature is discussed and the global properties of a number of exact solutions of Einstein's field equations are examined. The theory of the causal structure of a general space-time is developed, and is used to study black holes and to prove a number of theorems establishing the inevitability of singualarities under certain conditions. A discussion of the Cauchy problem for General Relativity is also included in this 1973 book."--Publisher's website
A briefer history of time by Stephen Hawking( Recording )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shorter, more accessible edition of a now-classic survey of the origin and nature of the universe with an easier to understand treatment of the volume's more important theoretical concepts
Three hundred years of gravitation by Stephen Hawking( Book )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hawking on the big bang and black holes by Stephen Hawking( Book )

14 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Hawking, the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge University, has made important theoretical contributions to gravitational theory and has played a major role in the development of cosmology and black hole physics. Hawking's early work, partly in collaboration with Roger Penrose, showed the significance of spacetime singularities for the big bang and black holes. His later work has been concerned with a deeper understanding of these two issues. The work required extensive use of the two great intellectual achievements of the first half of the Twentieth Century: general relativ
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The universe in a nutshellThe grand designThe nature of space and timeGod created the integers : the mathematical breakthroughs that changed historyGeorge's secret key to the universeOn the shoulders of giants : the great works of physics and astronomyThe illustrated a brief history of timeThe theory of everything : the origin and fate of the universe