Book Review: A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking - 50minutes.com
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As its name suggests, A Brief History of Time sets out the history of our understanding of time and the universe around us. In this bestselling and highly influential book, Stephen Hawking seeks to explain how the universe works and find out where we came from and where we are going, in an accessible style that can be understood even by readers with no prior knowledge of the subject. This clarity and accessibility made A Brief History of Time a publishing phenomenon: it spent over two years on the New York Times bestseller list and has been translated into over 30 languages, making it one of the most influential popular science books ever written. Stephen Hawking was one of the most respected scientists of the 20th century, and is remembered in particular for his work on general relativity and black holes.
This book review and analysis is perfect for:
• Students of physics at all levels
• Anyone who wants to gain a better understanding of how the universe works
• Anyone who wants to learn about the history of physics and cosmology
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