The world-famous cosmologist and #1 bestselling author of A
Brief History of Time leaves us with his final thoughts on the
biggest questions facing humankind.
Stephen Hawking was the most renowned scientist since Einstein,
known both for his groundbreaking work in physics and cosmology and
for his mischievous sense of humor. He educated millions of readers
about the origins of the universe and the nature of black holes,
and inspired millions more by... more...
The first edition of this revolutionary look at the scientific
discoveries that changed our perception of the world, by the
renowned physicist and bestselling author Stephen Hawking, sold
over 65,000 copies. Now it's available in a gift-worthy special
edition with color photographs and illustrations depicting
theoretical models of the planets and their orbits—making
Hawking's brilliant insights all the more accessible. This
Readers worldwide have come to know the work of Stephen Hawking
through his phenomenal bestseller A Brief History of Time. Now in
his first collection of essays and other pieces - on subjects that
range from warmly personal to the wholly scientific- Stephen
Hawking is revelaed varioulsy as the scientist, the man, the
concerned world citizen, and - as always - the rigourous and
imaginative thinker. Whether he is remebering his first experience
Based on a documentary film on Hawking and his work, this reader's
companion features candid personal interviews with Hawking's family
and friends, personal photographs, and illustrations of his
theories. 250,000 first printing. $250,000 ad/promo. Movie tie-in.
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
My Brief History recounts Stephen Hawking’s improbable
journey, from his postwar London boyhood to his years of
international acclaim and celebrity. Lavishly illustrated... more...