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He was also chosen to be Time magazine's 1999 Person of the Year. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books.
The original edition was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the origins and nature of the universe.
Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Not a text book on physics - it's an explanation of classical relativity and quantum mechanics for laymen that focuses on the origin and future of the universe.
Il m’a surtout proposé une perspective approfondie et philosophique à propos du fondement et la construction du savoir scientifique. His knowledge of his field (theoretical physics) is vast, deep, and emotional. he seems to skip over some stuff that I would like to more about,,,especially abhout black holes radiating energy.
As we are both very interested in Stephen Hawking. Once my mum has read it.
Stephen Hawking takes the reader on a journey through different dimensions, possibilities and worlds alike. At around the same time, Amazon launched it's now highly lucrative Affiliate program.
It's nothing like reading a textbook.
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Nevertheless, it is a lot to take on board. Being a sci-fi nut, a lot of the theory and concepts, in principle, we're known to me but still, I am only a lowly Human Being, not a scientist! We journey into Hawking's universe while marveling at his mind." It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The original edition was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the origins and nature of the universe. Stephen's clear and often humorous text leads you through some of the most complex concepts, and along the way you get quite a few anecdotes. Bantam; 10th Anniversary Edition (September 1, 1998).
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You can feel his enthusiasm for his subject and his aim of showing his readers how remarkable the advances have been in the last 50 years in our understanding of the cosmos, from galactic filaments to sub-atomic quarks (and whatever they are made of). It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Science has become ever more complex and specialised. "I would recommend that a person read the last edition of the book because it best reflects the current thinking in Astrophysics. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Please try again. This edition is simply breath taking and adds so much more to an already fulfilling work. No longer did a potential customer need to visit a physical bookstore to get the book they were looking for. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. ", A Brief History Of My Efforts To Understand Physics, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 13, 2018. This reads as a textbook...there is very little pleasure to be had. These observations have confirmed many of Professor Hawkin's theoretical predictions in the first edition of his book, including the recent discoveries of the Cosmic Background Explorer satellite (COBE), which probed back in time to within 300,000 years of the fabric of space-time that he had projected. This innovation fitted well with Bezos' initial ambition to make Amazon a tech company rather than an online retailer exclusively. Le génie de Stephen Hawking et de ses prédécesseurs est démontrés dans ce livre. Prime members enjoy Free Two-Day Shipping, Free Same-Day or One-Day Delivery to select areas, Prime Video, Prime Music, Prime Reading, and more. Stephen Hawking was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years and the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. "A Brief History of Time, published in 1988, was a landmark volume in science writing and in world-wide acclaim and popularity, with more than 9 million copies in print globally. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 19, 2018. All the grand, universal theories of A Brief History are actually the work of experts who only have time to understand their small patch.
After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages that interest you. His explanations of concepts in Astrophysics that I had found inexplicable were a lot clearer by the time I finished reading "A Brief History of Time. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA products qualify for FREE Shipping. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking is about modern physics for general readers. When it started out selling books online in 1994, Jeff Bezos knew the only way to succeed online was to grow big, and fast! Is there an ultimate theory that can explain everything? --The New Yorker, "This book marries a child's wonder to a genius's intellect. By 2006, Amazon expanded its AWS portfolio with its Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).
Just get it and give it a read and make your self feel more intelligent. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 12, 2018. I found it hard going (I'm no physicist) but persevering brings rewards as I now have some inkling of the profundity of the concepts Stephen explains.
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Hawking's book is the most understandable description of the physics of time and matter that I've encountered. . Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
Few months after reading this book I watched the movie "Interstellar" and I would not understand half of what they were referring of if I didn't read the book first. Brief history of time is a tougher read than his last book which was higher level and simpler, i often found myself stopping for minutes over few lines just to imagine and understand the physics at play. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
Science has become ever more complex and specialised.
Then in 1988 Stephen Hawking comes along and has a go at explaining the whole of modern physics, with all its specialised fields and competing experts, to a general reader. Surely you are still travelling time in the wrong direction to collect your winnings, or alternatively, everyone would be rich! Once my mum has read it. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 12, 2018. https://www.amazon.com/brief-history-time/s?k=a+brief+history+of+time
Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? I tried getting past the first few pages but my eyes just glazed over and I got so tired that I took a nap. I loved the sense of humour and little asides, although I am a little perplexed by the notion that if time flowed backwards, you could see the result of a race and then place a bet on it, knowing the result.
It's an amazing book.
As we are both very interested in Stephen Hawking. Free delivery on qualified orders. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 22, 2018, If you are into this subject this is a great read yes some things are difficult to get your head around but I found if I read the paragraph a few times you can do it. Hawking's book is the most understandable description of the physics of time and matter that I've encountered. "What did God do before he created the universe? At the time, he was a Wall Street hedge fund executive.
Anyway, a jolly good book which I shall certainly read again. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.
The book really opens your eyes to what we actually know or have educated theories on.highly recommend this book as it pushes the boundaries and after reading I feel I am enlightened with a real understanding of the universe and all that goes with it. Please try again. Really interesting book and easy to read. The original edition was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the origins and nature of the universe. I loved reading it tho as it has been written in a way most people can understand and it is a fascinating subject and a mind expanding read. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Why is the universe the way it is?
Reviewed in the United States on July 18, 2016, I read this book with my oldest son (13 almost 14 years old) and enjoyed it even more than when I first read it in the 90s. Why is the universe the way it is? I truly recommend this book to high school students. #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?
A Brief History of Time is a popular-science book that helps a layman understand the basic questions of our existence and physics. Although inevitably now a little dated, given new discoveries and observations (such as gravitational waves), this layman's introduction to theoretical physics, quantum mechanics et al, is still an excellent read.
M. Hawking a su mettre la lumière sur les découvertes scientifiques qui ont modelé notre monde. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. You may unsubscribe at any time.
The book was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the nature of the universe, but since that time there have been extraordinary advances in the technology of observing both the micro- and the macrocosmic worlds. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking is about modern physics for general readers. His book "A Brief History of Time" was a phenomenal worldwide bestseller. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory. As we have already seen, Amazon started out selling books online. It has become a one-stop-shop and has many ambitions for its future. By the turn of the Millenium, Amazon had further expanded into selling consumer electronics, video games, software, home-improvement items, toys, games, and much more. The reading is fascinating.
The original edition was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the origins and nature of the universe. "I would recommend that a person read the last edition of the book because it best reflects the current thinking in Astrophysics.