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Read online My Brief History.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC My Brief History Stephen Hawking has dazzled readers worldwide with a string of bestsellers exploring the mysteries of the universe Now for the first time perhaps the most brilliant cosmologist of our age turns his gaze inward for a revealing look at his own life and intellectual evolution .

i My Brief History i recounts Stephen Hawking s improbable journey from his postwar London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity Lavishly illustrated with rarely seen photographs this concise witty and candid account introduces readers to a Hawking rarely glimpsed in previous books the inquisitive schoolboy whose classmates nicknamed him Einstein the jokester who once placed a bet with a colleague over the existence of a particular black hole and the young husband and father struggling to gain a foothold in the world of physics and cosmology .

Writing with characteristic humility and humor Hawking opens up about the challenges that confronted him following his diagnosis of ALS at age twenty one Tracing his development as a thinker he explains how the prospect of an early death urged him onward through numerous intellectual breakthroughs and talks about the genesis of his masterpiece i A Brief History of Time i one of the iconic books of the twentieth century .

Clear eyed intimate and wise i My Brief History i opens a window for the rest of us into Hawking s personal cosmos by Stephen Hawking

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My Brief History
Title:My Brief History
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Number of Pages:126
Category:Non fiction, Biography, Science, Autobiography, Memoir, Physics
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Based on a series of lectures given at Cambridge University Professor Hawking s work introduced the history of ideas about the universe as well as today s most important scientific theories about time space and the cosmos in a clear easy to understand way The Theory of Everything presents the most complex theories both past and present of physics yet it remains clear and accessible It will enlighten readers and expose them to the rich history of scientific thought and the complexities of the universe in which we live, Stephen Hawking s phenomenal multimillion copy bestseller b A Brief History of Time b introduced the ideas of this brilliant theoretical physicist to readers all over the world br br Now in a major publishing event Hawking returns with a lavishly illustrated sequel that unravels the mysteries of the major breakthroughs that have occurred in the years since the release of his acclaimed first book br br b The Universe in a Nutshell br br b Quantum mechanics br M theory br General relativity br dimensional supergravity br dimensional membranes br Superstrings br P branes br Black holes br br One of the most influential thinkers of our time Stephen Hawking is an intellectual icon known not only for the adventurousness of his ideas but for the clarity and wit with which he expresses them In this new book Hawking takes us to the cutting edge of theoretical physics where truth is often stranger than fiction to explain in laymen s terms the principles that control our universe br br Like many in the community of theoretical physicists Professor Hawking is seeking to uncover the grail of science the elusive Theory of Everything that lies at the heart of the cosmos In his accessible and often playful style he guides us on his search to uncover the secrets of the universe from supergravity to supersymmetry from quantum theory to M theory from holography to duality br br He takes us to the wild frontiers of science where superstring theory and p branes may hold the final clue to the puzzle And he lets us behind the scenes of one of his most exciting intellectual adventures as he seeks to combine Einstein s General Theory of Relativity and Richard Feynman s idea of multiple histories into one complete unified theory that will describe everything that happens in the universe br br With characteristic exuberance Professor Hawking invites us to be fellow travelers on this extraordinary voyage through space time Copious four color illustrations help clarify this journey into a surreal wonderland where particles sheets and strings move in eleven dimensions where black holes evaporate and disappear taking their secret with them and where the original cosmic seed from which our own universe sprang was a tiny nut br br b The Universe in a Nutshell b is essential reading for all of us who want to understand the universe in which we live Like its companion volume b A Brief History of Time b it conveys the excitement felt within the scientific community as the secrets of the cosmos reveal themselves, In On the Shoulders of Giants Stephen Hawking brings together the greatest works by Copernicus Galileo Kepler Newton and Einstein showing how their pioneering discoveries changed the way we see the world br br From Copernicus revolutionary claim that the earth orbits the sun and Kepler s development of the laws of planetary motion to Einstein s interweaving of time and space each scientist built on the theories of their predecessors to answer the questions that had long mystified humanity br br Hawking also provides fascinating glimpses into their lives and times Galileo s trial in the Papal inquisition Newton s bitter feuds with rivals and Einstein absent mindedly jotting notes that would lead to his Theory of Relativity while pushing his baby son s pram Depicting the great challenges these men faced and the lasting contributions they made Hawking explains how their works transformed the course of science and gave us a better understanding of the universe and our place in it, No description available