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Hawking, Stephen

Summary: The famous physicist details the events of his life and career, including attending Oxford and Cambridge, his ALS diagnosis, his study of black holes, and his penning of the bestselling "A Brief History of Time."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2013

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Hawking, Stephen.

Summary: THE FIRST MAJOR WORK IN NEARLY A DECADE BY ONE OF THE WORLD'S GREAT THINKERS--A MARVELOUSLY CONCISE BOOK WITH NEW ANSWERS TO THE ULTIMATE QUESTIONS OF LIFE When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? Why is there something rather than nothing? What is the nature of reality? Why are the laws of nature so finely tuned as to allow for the existence of beings like ourselves? And, finally,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2010

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Hawking, Stephen

Summary: Stephen Hawking was one of the greatest minds of our time and a figure of inspiration after defying his ALS diagnosis at age twenty-one. He is known for both his breakthroughs in theoretical physics as well as his ability to make complex concepts accessible for all, and was beloved for his mischievous sense of humor. Within these pages, he provides his personal views on our biggest challenges...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

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Hawking, Stephen

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Summary: Stephen Hawking was recognized as one of the greatest minds of our time and a figure of inspiration after defying his ALS diagnosis at age twenty-one. He is known for both his breakthroughs in theoretical physics as well as his ability to make complex concepts accessible for all, and was beloved for his mischievous sense of humor. At the time of his death, Hawking was working on a final...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2018

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Hawking, Stephen

Summary: Explores the concept of progress in modern society.

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2012

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Hawking, Stephen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2005

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Summary: This collector's set spins an enthralling intergalactic detective story, rich with mystery, unexpected twists and astonishing revelations.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment 2004

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Hawking, Stephen. W.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 1989

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Hawking, Stephen (Stephen W.)

Summary: Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow (The Drunkard's Walk), University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking (A Brief History of Time) deftly mixes cutting-edge physics to answer three key questions-- Why is there something rather than nothing? Why do we exist? Why this particular set of laws and not some other?-- and explains that scientists are approaching what is called "M-theory," a collection...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530.142 HAW

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Summary: Errol Morris (The Fog of War) turns his camera on one of the most fascinating men in the world: the pioneering astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, afflicted by a debilitating motor neuron disease that has left him without a voice or the use of his limbs. An adroitly crafted tale of personal adversity, professional triumph, and cosmological inquiry, Morris's documentary examines the way the collapse...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Gigliotti, Jim

Summary: "Learn more about the renowned British scientist, professor, and author who spent his entire career trying to answer the question: "Where did the universe come from?" Stephen Hawking was born exactly three hundred years after the death of the scientist Galileo, so maybe it was written in the stars that he would become a famous scientist in his own right. Although he was diagnosed with a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2019

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Summary: The story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of: time. Together, they...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2015

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Summary: British physicist Stephen Hawking explores the mysteries of the universe, discussing the possibility of aliens, time travel, and how the universe began.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gaiam 2011

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Summary: Physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking poses enduring scientific questions to teams of non-scientists to test their problem solving skills and summon their inner-genius, covering topics such as time travel, the existence of life on other planets, how the universe came to be, and the origins of life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2016

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Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)

Summary: Presents seven lectures by physicist Stephen Hawking on such topics as black holes, string theory, space-time, and a "unified theory of everything," accompanied by images from the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Millennium Press 2003

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Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)

Contents: Introduction -- Ideas about the universe -- The expanding universe -- Black holes -- Black holes ain't so black -- The origin and fate of the universe -- The direction of time -- The theory of everything -- Index.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New Millennium Press 2002

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Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2005

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Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1993

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Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1988

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Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)

Summary: "In the ten years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking's classic work has become a landmark volume in scientific writing, with more than nine million copies in forty languages sold worldwide. That edition was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the origins and nature of the universe. But the intervening years have seen extraordinary advances in the technology of observing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1998

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Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)

Summary: In the years since the publication of Hawking's A Brief History of Time, readers have repeatedly told Hawking of their great difficulty in understanding some of the book's most important concepts. This is the reason for A Briefer History: his wish to make its content more accessible to readers--as well as to bring it up-to-date with the latest scientific observations and findings. Purely...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2005

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Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)

Summary: In this book Stephen Hawking takes us to the cutting edge of theoretical physics to explain in laymen's terms the principles that control our universe. 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. He guides us on his search to uncover the secrets of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 530.12 HAW

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Hawking, Lucy.

Summary: George tries to escape a host of problems by going to Switzerland to help his friend Annie's father, Eric, run an experiment exploring the origins of the universe, but faces saboteurs and a mysterious message from George's old nemesis, Reeper, there. Includes scientific essays exploring the latest theories on the origin of the universe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2012

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Hawking, Lucy.

Summary: Follows the adventures of a young boy and his neighbor friend as they travel through a computer portal into outer space, where they explore such mysteries as black holes and the origins of the universe, while trying to evade an evil scientist.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2007

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