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Brief answers to the big questions

Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018, author.

New York : Bantam Books, [2018]

xxiii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm

Known for his breakthroughs in theoretical physics and his ability to make complex concepts accessible for all, Hawking was working on a final project at the time of his death: a book compiling his answers to the "big" questions that he was so often posed--questions that ranged beyond his academic field. Within these pages, he provides his personal views on our biggest challenges as a human race, and where we, as a planet, are heading next.

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ISBN:

9781984819192 (hbk. ; acid-free paper)

ISBN:

1984819194 (hbk. ; acid-free paper)

LC Call No:

Q175 .H356 2018

Dewey Class No:

501 23

Author:

Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018, author.

Title:

Brief answers to the big questions / Stephen Hawking.

Edition:

First U.S. edition.

Physical:

xxiii, 230 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm

ContentType:

text txt rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated n rdamedia

CarrierType:

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Notes:

"Published in the United Kingdom by John Murray (Publishers)"--Copyright page.

Notes:

Includes index.

Summary:

Known for his breakthroughs in theoretical physics and his ability to make complex concepts accessible for all, Hawking was working on a final project at the time of his death: a book compiling his answers to the "big" questions that he was so often posed--questions that ranged beyond his academic field. Within these pages, he provides his personal views on our biggest challenges as a human race, and where we, as a planet, are heading next.

Subject:

Science--Philosophy.

Subject:

Philosophy and science.

Subject:

Inquiry (Theory of knowledge)

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