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A brief history of time : from the big bang to black holes / Stephen Hawking.

By: Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018 [Author]Material type: TextTextPublication details: London : Bantam Books, 2016. Description: vii, 254 p. : ill. ; 20 cmISBN: 9780857501004Subject(s): Space and time | Black holes (Astronomy) | CosmologyDDC classification: 530.12 Haw
Contents:
Acknowledgements - - Foreword - - Foreword to the 2016 edition.
1. Our picture of the universe.
2. Space and time.
3. The expanding universe.
4. The uncertainty principle.
5. Elementary particles and the forces of nature.
6. Black holes.
7. Black holes ant'n so black.
8. The origin and fate of the universe.
9. The arrow of time.
10. Wormholes and time travel.
11. The unification of physics.
12. Conclusion - - Albert Einstein - - Galileo Galilei - - Isaac Newton - - Appendix - - Glossary - - Index.
Summary: Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? These are just some of the questions considered in the internationally acclaimed masterpiece by one of the world's greatest thinkers. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time- from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and string theory. To this day A brief History of Time remains a staple of the scientific canon, and its succinct and clear language continues to introduce millions to the universe and its wonders.
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Κεντρική Βιβλιοθήκη της Αμερικανικής Γεωργικής Σχολής και του Κολεγίου Περρωτής.

"Dimitris & Aliki Perrotis" Central Library

Κεντρική Βιβλιοθήκη της Αμερικανικής Γεωργικής Σχολής και του Κολεγίου Περρωτής.

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Includes appendix, glossary and index.

Acknowledgements - - Foreword - - Foreword to the 2016 edition.

1. Our picture of the universe.

2. Space and time.

3. The expanding universe.

4. The uncertainty principle.

5. Elementary particles and the forces of nature.

6. Black holes.

7. Black holes ant'n so black.

8. The origin and fate of the universe.

9. The arrow of time.

10. Wormholes and time travel.

11. The unification of physics.

12. Conclusion - - Albert Einstein - - Galileo Galilei - - Isaac Newton - - Appendix - - Glossary - - Index.

Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? These are just some of the questions considered in the internationally acclaimed masterpiece by one of the world's greatest thinkers. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time- from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and string theory. To this day A brief History of Time remains a staple of the scientific canon, and its succinct and clear language continues to introduce millions to the universe and its wonders.

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