Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking : A Life in Science:Second Edition

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

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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.
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