Book Reviews of Stephen Hawking's Universe

Stephen Hawking's Universe
Stephen Hawking's Universe
Author: John Boslough
ISBN-13: 9780688062705
ISBN-10: 0688062709
Publication Date: 12/1985
Pages: 158
Edition: Reprint
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.

4.4 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: William Morrow Co
Book Type: Paperback
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From an Amazon reviewer:
Professor Hawking's book is easy, fun, and fascinating. Nothing drags, chapters are light while packed. One can read the book in a single sitting without too much trouble.

A few passages were over my head, but generally, even without any real background in physics, I could follow along. The book covers quantum theory, general relativity, black holes, the big bang, among other topics. Dotted throughout are brief references to the author's involvement in whichever theory, or his personal life.

The author more than once invokes God, but with surprising ease and lack of controversy. A joy to read, a tight bunch of information, effectively a neutron star of knowledge. When finished one will know much more than when he started, but also recognize how much magic mystery remains.

And it's full of quarks.