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Description - The Illustrated Brief History Of Time by Stephen Hawking

An updated, expanded and illustrated edition of his celebrated work.

This is Stephen Hawking's updated, expanded and illustrated edition of his celebrated work which includes the most recent developments in the field, many of which were forecast by him.

At the same time, he explains his complex theories through a fresh visual dimension. Over one hundred and fifty stunning colour illustrations have been specially commissioned for this purpose to help the reader understand what have become popular mythic images of our century, but which nonetheless remain difficult, abstract ideas to grasp. It includes a new introduction written specially for this edition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780593077184
ISBN-10: 0593077180
Format: Hardback
(255mm x 200mm x 22mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Bantam Press
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Nov-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Stephen Hawking

In 1963, Stephen Hawking contracted motor neurone disease and was given two years to live. Yet he went on to Cambridge to become a brilliant researcher and Professorial Fellow at Gonville and Caius College. For thirty years he held the post of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at Cambridge, the chair held by Isaac Newton in 1663. Professor Hawking has over a dozen honorary degrees, was awarded the CBE in 1982. He is a fellow of the Royal Society and a Member of the US National Academy of Science.

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