Universe in a Nutshell

Universe in a Nutshell

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The brilliant theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has become known worldwide for his adventurousness ideas about the principles that control our universe. "The Universe in a Nutshell, " a fascinating follow-up to "A Brief History of Time, " unravels the breakthroughs that have evolved in the years since the first book was published. Abridged. 5 CDs.

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  • Audio
  • 126 x 144 x 26mm | 222.26g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged
  • digital
  • 055371449X
  • 9780553714494
  • 1,197,624

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"Clear, concise and accessible. And he leavens it further with occasional wry humor."--"St Louis Post-Dispatch " "Provocative and informed ... plenty of comprehensible analogies and no small amount of humor, often self-deprecating.... Best of all, the book is liberally sprinkled with well-conceived, gorgeously rendered and frequently whimsical illustrations."--"Time" "From the Hardcover edition."

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Read by 5 CD's Like many in the community of theoretical physicists, Professor Hawking is after the Grail of science-the Theory of Everything that lies at the heart of the cosmos. He involves us in the attempts at uncovering its secrets-from supergravity to supersymmetry, from quantum theory to M-theory, from holography to duality, and now, at the very frontiers of science, superstring theory and p-branes. He shares his eagerness to "combine Einstein's General Theory of Relativity and Richard Feynman's idea of multiple histories into a complete unified theory that will describe everything that happens in the universe." With characteristic exuberance, Hawking invites us to be fellow travelers on this extraordinary voyage through spacetime.

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About Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking is Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, and is widely regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein.

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