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A Briefer History of Time

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  • Posted June 13, 2009

    A Briefer History of Time Review

    This is a very informative book. It is easy to understand as it gives plenty examples and pictures to help you understand the difficult concepts in the book. This book has helped me to understand theories in physics and about time. I would recommend this book to anyone that wants to know more about physics and about the beginning of time.

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2007

    A good read

    This is a good book. It has a ton of stuff in it. Almost too much stuff. Read it slowly because some the concepts aren't explained in great detail because the book is fairly short. It is a summary of time and how it began, as well, it gives a summary of the theory of relativity. If you want to learn about black holes and wormholes in space, this would be a good book to read. Stephen Hawking did a good job writing this book.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 22, 2011

    Quite Interesting

    A Brief History of Time
    By Stephen Hawking
    232 pages

    This book by Stephen Hawking is a book someone should read because you become well informed and it opens your mind to new subjects, theories, and ideas. What Hawkings' did throughout the book that I really enjoyed was the fact that he explained, in depth, his theories and ideas. His explanations fascinated me and I enjoyed reading about his personal thoughts and opinions. In my opinion, every once in a while Hawkings' would ramble on and disengage from his main points when he explained his thoughts. I thought that was irrelevant and completely detracted from the content of the book.
    I did not enjoy this book very much. It was a bit too technical for my liking. The book was engaging but it did puzzle me at certain points, for example, explaining his theories. The age group this book is appropriate for is 20 year olds and over. This book could be difficult to understand for many people under that age because the theories and ideas are so detailed and in depth that it could be difficult to understand his concepts. For 20 year olds and over, they would be much more educated to understand and fully grasp his concepts. Other information I would feel valuable for someone to know when reading a review of this book is to know your sciences, because it could really help you figure out some theories and it will make more sense to you.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2011

    good book

    A great follow up to the original books

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 14, 2005

    far from the truth about universe

    The book describes essential problems in the understanding of the universe. Entities like dark matter, dark energy, strings and many other oddities of modern science are discussed in one incomplete picture of the universe. Nature cannot be that whimsical and complicated. It has to be very simple at fundamental level and then to complicate in our minds. If you are looking for an elegant and complete picture of the universe then you may read Eugene Savov¿s Theory of Interaction the Simplest Explanation of Everything. The theory of interaction reveals the origin of the universe, space bodies and mind in terms of found patterns of unifying interaction.

    1 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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