Black holes and baby universes and other essays / Stephen Hawking

Author(s): Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)
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Subjects: Cosmology
Science--Philosophy
Physicists--Great Britain--Biography
Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York, N.Y. : Bantam Books, c1993
LC Classification: Q, QC
Physical Description: ix, 182 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
1. Childhood 1
2. Oxford and Cambridge 13
3. My Experience with ALS 21
4. Public Attitudes Toward Science 27
5. A Brief History of A Brief History 33
6. My Position 41
7. Is the End in Sight for Theoretical Physics? 49
8. Einstein's Dream 69
9. The Origin of the Universe 85
10. The Quantum Mechanics of Black Holes 101
11. Black Holes and Baby Universes 115
12. Is Everything Determined? 127
13. The Future of the Universe 141
14. Desert Island Discs: An Interview 157
Notes: LCCN: 93008269
ISBN: 0553095234 :$21.95 ($26.95 Can.)
Includes index
OCLC Number: 28113477
ISBN/ISSN: 0553095234