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A brief history of time

from the big bang to black holes

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This edition was published in by Bantam Books in Toronto, . New York.

Written in English

198 pages

Stephen Hawking'sA Brief History of Time has become an international publishing phenomenon. Translated into thirty languages, it has sold over ten million copies worldwide and lives on as a science book that continues to captivate and inspire new readers each year. When it was first published in 1988 the ideas discussed in it were at the cutting edge of what was then known about the universe. In the intervening twenty years there have been extraordinary advances in the technology of observing both the micro- and macro-cosmic world. Indeed, during that time cosmology and the theoretical sciences have entered a new golden age . Professor Hawking is one of the major scientists and thinkers to have contributed to this renaissance. This special edition, which marks the twentieth anniversary of the book's original ground-breaking publication is surely destined to become a coveted collectors' item.

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A brief history of time
1998, Bantam Books
in English - Updated and expanded tenth anniversary ed.
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Shi jian jian shi
1990, Yi wen yin shu guan
in Chinese - 3 ban.
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A brief history of time: from the big bang to black holes
1989, G.K. Hall
in English - Large print ed.
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A brief history of time: from the big bang to black holes
1988, Bantam Books
in English
Cover of: A brief history of time
A brief history of time: from the big bang to black holes
1988, Bantam Press
in English
Cover of: Historia del tiempo
Historia del tiempo: del big bang a los agujeros negros
1988, Editorial Crítica
in Spanish / español - 1a ed.
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Brief History of Time
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in English
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Historia Del Tiempo: Del Big Bang A Los Agujeros Negros
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A Brief History of Time

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Stephen Hawking'sA Brief History of Time has become an international publishing phenomenon. Translated into thirty languages, it has sold over ten million copies worldwide and lives on as a science book that continues to captivate and inspire new readers each year. When it was first published in 1988 the ideas discussed in it were at the cutting edge of what was then known about the universe. In the intervening twenty years there have been extraordinary advances in the technology of observing both the micro- and macro-cosmic world. Indeed, during that time cosmology and the theoretical sciences have entered a new golden age . Professor Hawking is one of the major scientists and thinkers to have contributed to this renaissance. This special edition, which marks the twentieth anniversary of the book's original ground-breaking publication is surely destined to become a coveted collectors' item.

A brief history of time

from the big bang to black holes

This edition was published in by Bantam Books in Toronto, . New York.


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
523.1
Library of Congress
QB981 .H377 1988

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 198 p. :
Number of pages
198

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL2402980M
Internet Archive
briefhistoryofti00hawk
ISBN 10
0553052438
LC Control Number
87033333
OCLC/WorldCat
17105155
Library Thing
6431
Goodreads
1036308

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