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A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? These are just some of the questions considered in an internationally acclaimed masterpiece by one of the world's greatest thinkers. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory.

Chapter 1. Our Picture of the Universe

Chapter 2. Space and Time

Chapter 3. The Expanding Universe

Chapter 4. The Uncertainty Principle

Chapter 5. Elementary Particles and the Forces of Nature

Chapter 6. Black Holes

Chapter 7. Black Holes Ain’t So Black

Chapter 8. The Origin and Fate of the Universe

Chapter 9. The Arrow of Time

Chapter 10. Wormholes and Time Travel

Chapter 11. The Unification of Physics

Chapter 12. Conclusion

Albert Einstein

Galileo Galilei

Isaac Newton

Appendix

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