• The Universe in a Nutshell


    Author(s): Stephen Hawking
    Date:   2001
    Pages: 224 p
    Size:  35.93  Mb
    Format:  PDF
    Language: English


         

     

    Description


    Amazon.com Review
    Stephen Hawking, science's first real rock star, may be the least-read bestselling author in history--it's no secret that many people who own A Brief History of Time have never finished it. Hawking's The Universe in a Nutshell aims to remedy the situation, with a plethora of friendly illustrations to help readers grok some of the most brain-bending ideas ever conceived.
    Does it succeed? Yes and no. While Hawking offers genuinely accessible context for such complexities as string theory and the nature of time, it's when he must translate equations to sentences that the limits of language get in the way. But Hawking has simplified the origin of the universe, the nature of space and time, and what holds it all together to an unprecedented degree, inviting nonscientists to share his obvious awe and love of the unseen forces that shape it all.
    Yes, it's difficult reading, but it's worth it. Hawking is one of the great geniuses of our time, a man whose life has been devoted to thinking in the abstract about the universe. With his help, and pictures--lots of pictures--we can seek to understand a bit more of the cosmos. --Therese Littleton

0 commentaires:

Leave a Reply

Leveled Books for Young

Leveled Books 4 Young Readers

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

Rosetta Stone American 2010

Rosetta Stone  American

LANGMaster English Reading

 LANGMaster English Reading

Test Your English Pack (16 books)

Test Your English

TELL ME MORE Performance English Version 9

TELL ME MORE Performance

English Grammar Mega Collection (82 eBooks)

English Grammar Mega Collection

45 English Learning Quality eBooks

45 English Learning Quality eBooks

Learn to Speak English Deluxe

Learn to Speak English Deluxe

britannica illustrated (16 Volumes)

britannica illustrated

Featured Video

Islamic Library