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Showing posts with label Stephen Hawking. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Stephen Hawking. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Scientist Stephen Hawking has died aged 76


Scientist Stephen Hawking has died aged 76


Article Excerpt: "... It was his book A Brief History Of Time that cemented his position as one of the best-known scientists of his time, however. It was turned down by more than 20 publishers before Bantam Press released it in 1988. Hawking's first attempt to write a popular book about the physics and the universe's ..."


Reference: sky.com
Stephen Hawking obituary

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Stephen Hawking's Ph.D. Thesis Crashes Cambridge Site After It's Posted Online


Stephen Hawking's Ph.D. Thesis Crashes Cambridge Site After It's Posted Online


Article Excerpt: "... The Cambridge Library made several PDF files of the thesis available for download from its website, from what it called a high-resolution "72 Mb" file to a digitized version that's less than half that file size. A "reduced" version was offered that was even smaller — but intense interest overwhelmed the servers ...A separate online entry with photographed pages remains available..."

Reference: www.npr.org

Saturday, September 2, 2017

The Illustrated Brief History of Time, Updated and Expanded Edition:


The Illustrated Brief History of Time, Updated and Expanded Edition


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Article Excerpt: "... In the years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking's A Brief History Of Time has established itself as a landmark volume in scientific writing. It has become an international publishing phenomenon, translated into forty languages and selling over nine million copies. The book was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the nature of the universe, but since that time there have been extraordinary advances in the technology of macrocosmic worlds. These observations have confirmed many of Professor Hawking's theoretical predictions in the first edition of his book, including the recent ..."

Reference: Amazon