A brief history of time / Stephen Hawking.

By: Hawking, Stephen, 1942-Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Copyright date: New York : Bantam Books ; 1998Edition: Updated and expanded tenth anniversary editionDescription: ix, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmISBN: 0553109537; 9780553109535; 0553380168Subject(s): Cosmology | Cosmología | Physics | FísicaDDC classification: 523.1
Partial contents:
Our picture of the universe -- Space and time -- The expanding universe -- The uncertainty principle -- Elementary particles and the forces of nature -- Black holes -- Black holes ain´t so black -- The origen and fate of the universe -- The arrow of time -- Wormholes and time physics.
Abstract: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending—or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions in space? What will happen when it all ends?Told in language we all can understand, A Brief History of Time plunges into the exotic realms of black holes and quarks, of antimatter and “arrows of time,” of the big bang and a bigger God—where the possibilities are wondrous and unexpected. With exciting images and profound imagination, Stephen Hawking brings us closer to the ultimate secrets at the very heart of creation.
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Includes alphabetical index.

Our picture of the universe -- Space and time -- The expanding universe -- The uncertainty principle -- Elementary particles and the forces of nature -- Black holes -- Black holes ain´t so black -- The origen and fate of the universe -- The arrow of time -- Wormholes and time physics.

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always flow forward? Is the universe unending—or are there boundaries? Are there other dimensions in space? What will happen when it all ends?Told in language we all can understand, A Brief History of Time plunges into the exotic realms of black holes and quarks, of antimatter and “arrows of time,” of the big bang and a bigger God—where the possibilities are wondrous and unexpected. With exciting images and profound imagination, Stephen Hawking brings us closer to the ultimate secrets at the very heart of creation.

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