Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking : A Life in Science:Second Edition

3.8 (398 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Paperback

List price: US$11.82

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

The new edition of this bestselling biography of Stephen Hawking includes two additional chapters. In the first, John Gribbin explores important and exciting new developments in the field of time travel, Stephen Hawking's latest area of research, while in the second, Michael White takes a more personal look at Hawking's life in recent years and his role as a celebrity. "Well-nigh unputdownable...[It] ought to be read alongside A Brief History of Time as a kind of explanatory supplement" - Heather Couper, The Times Educational Supplement "A gripping account of a physicist whose speculations could prove as revolutionary as those of Albert Einstein" - Bernard Dixon, New Statesman & Society
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 20mm | 240.4g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0140271686
  • 9780140271683

Author information

Michael White has worked as a scriptwriter, consultant and presenter for science programmes on BBC TV and radio. He is the author of a dozen books including biographies of Einstein, Darwin, Isaac Newton and others.John Gribbin is the author of many acclaimed popular science titles in Penguin, including In Search of the Beginning, In Search of the Double Helix and In Search of the Edge of Time.
show more

Rating details

398 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
5 25% (98)
4 39% (155)
3 30% (119)
2 5% (20)
1 2% (6)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X