3-Minute Hawking

3-Minute Hawking

by Paul Parsons, Gail Dixon
     
 

“My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the Universe, why it is as it is, and why it exists at all.” —Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking is one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein. He is possibly the greatest living scientific genius but also a highly successful author who has revealed the most tricky of

Overview

“My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the Universe, why it is as it is, and why it exists at all.” —Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking is one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein. He is possibly the greatest living scientific genius but also a highly successful author who has revealed the most tricky of scientific topics to ordinary minds, and a vocal campaigner for social and political causes.

3-Minute Hawking is the instant introduction to this exceptional genius. This quark-size biography divides Hawking’s life into 3-minute particles—each served up as an easily assimilable feast. Read it—and the Universe is your oyster.

  • Become an expert on the life, history, and career highlights of Stephen Hawking in 3 hours.
  • Divided into 3 sections on Life, Theories, and Influence—each containing an hour’s worth of fascinating facts.
  • Each topic divided into 3-minute bites that you can absorb almost without pausing for thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435140646
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
06/30/2012
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Parsons is a science writer who holds a PhD in cosmology and was formerly editor of the award-winning monthly science and technology magazine BBC Focus. He was Consultant Editor on 30-Second Theories and contributes popular-science articles to publications ranging from the Daily Telegraph to Men’s Health.

Gail Dixon is a journalist and editor with many years’ experience and has worked as a commissioning editor for BBC Focus magazine. She is currently co-authoring a book on the Periodic Table of Elements.

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