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The Resource Stephen Hawking : a biography, Kristine Larsen

Stephen Hawking : a biography, Kristine Larsen

Label
Stephen Hawking : a biography
Title
Stephen Hawking
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Kristine Larsen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Larsen, Kristine M.
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hawking, S. W.
  • Hawking, S. W.
  • Hawking, Stephen
  • Big bang theory
  • Cosmology
  • Physicists
  • Black holes (Astronomy)
  • Space and time
Label
Stephen Hawking : a biography, Kristine Larsen
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-204) and index
Contents
Machine derived contents note: Table Of Contents -- vii -- Introduction ix -- Timeline xiii -- Chapter 1 Destiny's Child: An Auspicious Birth and Eclectic Upbringing 1 -- Chapter 2 Scientist in Training: The Oxford Years 9 -- Chapter 3 Tragedy and Triumph: Deadly Disease and Dissertation 15 -- Chapter 4 Children and Calculations: Family Man and Theoretician 29 -- Chapter 5 "Stephen's Changed Everything": Black Holes Aren't Black 37 -- Chapter 6 Caltech and Cambridge: Exploring New Horizons 47 -- Chapter 7 Physics or Metaphysics?: The "No-Boundary" Proposal 59 -- Chapter 8 Challenges and Controversy: An Unexpected Silence and Time's Arrows 71 -- Chapter 9 The Best-Selling Book That "No One Read": A Brief History of Time 81 -- Chapter 10 To Boldly Go: Time Travel and Television 91 -- Chapter 11 Plays, P-branes, and Polls: Private Lives and Public Pronouncements 101 -- Chapter 12 Books and Bets: The Universe in a Nutshell and the End of a Paradox 117 -- Epilogue Stephen Hawking: Man Versus Myth 129 -- Afterword 135 Appendixes: -- A: General Relativity and Cosmology 133 -- B: The Laws of Thermodynamics and Black Holes 141 -- C: Inflationary Cosmology 143 -- D: The AdS/CFT Correspondence 151 -- Glossary 153 -- Select Bibliography 159 -- Index 161 -- Photo essay follows page 57
Control code
000042177938
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
215 p.
Isbn
9781591025740
Lccn
2007036123
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)154711421
Label
Stephen Hawking : a biography, Kristine Larsen
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-204) and index
Contents
Machine derived contents note: Table Of Contents -- vii -- Introduction ix -- Timeline xiii -- Chapter 1 Destiny's Child: An Auspicious Birth and Eclectic Upbringing 1 -- Chapter 2 Scientist in Training: The Oxford Years 9 -- Chapter 3 Tragedy and Triumph: Deadly Disease and Dissertation 15 -- Chapter 4 Children and Calculations: Family Man and Theoretician 29 -- Chapter 5 "Stephen's Changed Everything": Black Holes Aren't Black 37 -- Chapter 6 Caltech and Cambridge: Exploring New Horizons 47 -- Chapter 7 Physics or Metaphysics?: The "No-Boundary" Proposal 59 -- Chapter 8 Challenges and Controversy: An Unexpected Silence and Time's Arrows 71 -- Chapter 9 The Best-Selling Book That "No One Read": A Brief History of Time 81 -- Chapter 10 To Boldly Go: Time Travel and Television 91 -- Chapter 11 Plays, P-branes, and Polls: Private Lives and Public Pronouncements 101 -- Chapter 12 Books and Bets: The Universe in a Nutshell and the End of a Paradox 117 -- Epilogue Stephen Hawking: Man Versus Myth 129 -- Afterword 135 Appendixes: -- A: General Relativity and Cosmology 133 -- B: The Laws of Thermodynamics and Black Holes 141 -- C: Inflationary Cosmology 143 -- D: The AdS/CFT Correspondence 151 -- Glossary 153 -- Select Bibliography 159 -- Index 161 -- Photo essay follows page 57
Control code
000042177938
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
215 p.
Isbn
9781591025740
Lccn
2007036123
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)154711421

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