"A Brief History of Time" ( Stephen Hawking ) Book Review by The Research Group

"A Brief History of Time" ( Stephen Hawking )
Critical review of theoretical physicist's explanation of theories of origin, structure & fate of universe.
# 12289 | 2,250 words | 1 source | 1996 | US
Published on Jun 21, 2003 in Astronomy (Cosmology) , Physics (General)

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" One of the foremost theoretical physicists, of our time, is Stephen W. Hawking. He states, in the acknowledgments of his book, A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes, that the purpose of this book is to describe the "basic ideas about the origin and the fate of the universe . . . in a form that people without a scientific education can understand" (vi). Stephen Hawking does not give a clear thesis statement for this book. An implied thesis of this book would be that humans have always sought to understand how the universe was created and works; with continued development of the Grand Unified Theory (GUT), complete understanding begins to be possible. He poses the age old questions of: "Where did the universe come from, and where is it going? Did the universe have a beginning . . . what happened before then?" (1). Breakthroughs in physics and.."

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