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"Most sets of values would give rise to universes that, although they might be very beautiful, would contain no one able to wonder at that beauty." -- Stephen Hawking
Stephen William Hawking, CH, CBE, FRS, FRSA (born 8 January 1942). is an English theoretical physicist and cosmologist, whose scientific career spans over forty years. His books and public appearances have made him an academic celebrity. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a lifetime member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and in 2009 was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States.

Hawking was the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years, taking up the post in 1979 and retiring on 1 October 2009.He is also a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and a Distinguished Research Chair at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ontario.He is known for his contributions to the fields of cosmology and quantum gravity, especially in the context of black holes. He has also achieved success with works of popular science in which he discusses his own theories and cosmology in general; these include the runaway best seller A Brief History of Time, which stayed on the British Sunday Times bestsellers list for a record-breaking 237 weeks.

Hawking's key scientific works to date have included providing, with Roger Penrose, theorems regarding gravitational singularities in the framework of general relativity, and the theoretical prediction that black holes should emit radiation, which is today known as Hawking radiation (or sometimes as Bekenstein—Hawking radiation).

Hawking has a neuro-muscular dystrophy that is related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a condition that has progressed over the years and has left him almost completely paralysed.

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Total Books: 147
My Brief History
2098 - My Brief History (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780857502636
ISBN-10: 0857502638
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Science & Math

You and the Universe
2024 - You and the Universe (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780593432112
ISBN-10: 0593432118
Genre: Children's Books

Stephen Hawking's First Speech in Hong Kong
2019 - Stephen Hawking's First Speech in Hong Kong [Chinese Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9787557666866
ISBN-10: 7557666860

Brief Answers to the Big Questions
2019 - Brief Answers to the Big Questions [Chinese Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9787535796943
ISBN-10: 753579694X

El universo en una cascara de nuez
2018 - El Universo En Una Cascara De Nuez [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9786078406104
ISBN-10: 6078406108

George and the Blue Moon
2018 - George and the Blue Moon [George's Secret Key] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781481466318
ISBN-10: 1481466313
Genre: Children's Books

Kurze Antworten auf groe Fragen
2018 - Kurze Antworten Auf Groe Fragen (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783608963762
ISBN-10: 3608963766

De antwoorden op de grote vragen
2018 - De Antwoorden Op De Grote Vragen [Dutch Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9789000365043
ISBN-10: 900036504X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Science & Math, Politics & Social Sciences

George and the Unbreakable Code
2017 - George and the Unbreakable Code [George's Secret Key] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781481466288
ISBN-10: 1481466283
Genre: Children's Books

Black Holes The BBC Reith Lecture
2017 - Black Holes the Bbc Reith Lecture [Chinese Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9787535792488
ISBN-10: 7535792480

George's Secret Key Paperback Collection George's Secret Key to the Universe George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt George and the Big Bang
George's Secret Key Hardcover Collection George's Secret Key to the Universe George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt George and the Big Bang George and the Unbreakable Code
Black Holes The Reith Lectures
2016 - Black Holes the Reith Lectures (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780857503572
ISBN-10: 085750357X
Genres: Arts & Photography, Science & Math, Humor & Entertainment

The Nature of Space and Time
2015 - The Nature of Space and Time [Princeton Science Library] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780691168449
ISBN-10: 069116844X
Genres: Reference, Science & Math

Uma Breve Historia do Tempo
2015 - Uma Breve Historia Do Tempo [Em Portugues do Brasil] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788580576467
ISBN-10: 8580576466

George and the Big Bang
2013 - George and the Big Bang (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781442440067
ISBN-10: 1442440066
Genre: Children's Books

Minha Breve Historia
2013 - Minha Breve Historia [Em Portugues do Brasil] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788580574258
ISBN-10: 8580574250

George and the Big Bang
2012 - George and the Big Bang [George, Bk 3] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781442440050
ISBN-10: 1442440058
Genre: Children's Books

El Origen Del Universo / George And The Big Bang
2012 - El Origen Del Universo / George and the Big Bang [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788484418917
ISBN-10: 848441891X
Genres: Children's Books, Reference

Eine Kurze Geschichte Der Zeit
2012 - Eine Kurze Geschichte Der Zeit [German Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783499626005
ISBN-10: 3499626004
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Grand Design
2011 - The Grand Design (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780553384666
ISBN-10: 055338466X
Genre: Science & Math
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2011 - George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt [George, Bk 2] (Paperback)
2005 - Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences [On the Shoulders of Giants] (Paperback)
2004 - Selections From the Principle of Relativity [On the Shoulders of Giants] (Paperback)
2003 - A Brief History of Time [Barnes & Noble Reader's Companion] (Paperback)
1998 - Une Breve Histoire Du Temps [French Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
1998 - Stephen Hawking Life Works [Book & Tape] (Hardcover)
1996 - The Illustrated Brief History of Time [Updated and Expanded] (Hardcover)
1993 - Hawking on the Big Bang and Black Holes [Advanced Series in Astrophysics and Cosmology, Vol 8] (Paperback)
Historia Del Tiempo [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Hardcover
Buracos Negros [Em Portuguese do Brasil] (Paperback)
Breve Histria Do Tempo [Portuguese Edition] (Paperback)