Grand Design

Author(s): Stephen Hawking; Leonard Mlodinow

Science

"In the last thirty years of his life Albert Einstein searched for a unified theory - a theory which could describe all the forces of nature in a single framework. But the time was not right for such a discovery in Einstein's day. Neither was the time right when, in 1988, Professor Stephen Hawking wrote A Brief History of Time in which he took us on a journey through classical physics, Einstein's theory of relativity, quantum physics and string theory in order to explain the universe that we live in. He concluded, like Einstein, that science may soon arrive at the long sought after 'Theory of Everything'. In this ground-breaking new work, Professor Hawking and renowned science writer Leonard Mlodinow have drawn on forty years of Hawking's own research and a recent series of extraordinary astronomical observations and theoretical breakthroughs to reveal an original and controversial theory. They convincingly argue that scientific obsession with formulating a single new model may be misplaced, and that,"


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New answers to the ultimate questions of life from the world's most famous living scientist.

"This is mind-blowing stuff" The Sunday Times

STEPHEN HAWKING held the position of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years. He is the author of A Brief History of Time which was an international bestseller. His other books for the general reader include A Briefer History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universe and The Universe in a Nutshell. Physicist LEONARD MLODINOW has taught at Cal Tech, written for Star Trek: The Next Generation, and is the author of Euclid's Window, Feynman's Rainbow and Some Time with Feynman.

General Fields

  • : 9780553819229
  • : Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • : Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
  • : August 2011
  • : 198mm X 130mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 911
  • : English
  • : 523.1
  • : 256
  • : 35 colour illustrations integrated throughout
  • : Stephen Hawking; Leonard Mlodinow
  • : Paperback