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El Universo En Una Cascara de Nuez (Spanish…

El Universo En Una Cascara de Nuez (Spanish Edition) (original 2001; edition 2002)

by Stephen Hawking

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Like many in the community of theoretical physicists, Professor Hawking is after the Grail of science, the theory of everything that lies at the heart of the cosmos. He involves us in the attempts at uncovering its secrets, from supergravity to supersymmetry, from quantum theory to M-theory, from holography to duality, and now, at the very frontiers of science, superstring theory and p-branes. He shares his eagerness to "combine Einstein's general theory of relativity and Richard Feynman's idea of multiple histories into a complete unified theory that will describe everything that happens in the universe." With characteristic exuberance, Hawking invites us to be fellow travelers on this extraordinary voyage through spacetime.… (more)
Title:El Universo En Una Cascara de Nuez (Spanish Edition)
Authors:Stephen Hawking
Info:Critica (Grijalbo Mondadori) (2002), Hardcover, 216 pages
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Tags:science, space, astrophysics, non-fiction, gravity

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The Universe in a Nutshell by Stephen Hawking (2001)

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Stephen Hawking covers advances in physics that have been made since he wrote A Brief History of Time. He starts off covering the theory of relativity then proceeds into items like branes and irrational time. Hawking looks at black holes and whether or not time travel is possible. A lot of the information in this book went over my head. I understood maybe half of what Hawking was getting at. The most understandable part to me was the discussion of whether or not a Star Trek like universe is likely to happen in the future. There are a lot of illustrations which did frequently help me understand the points being made in the book. ( )
  JeffcoHumanists | Apr 7, 2019 |
Un libro strano, ricco di figure e con molto appeal. Indubbiamente utile, ma colpisce il fatto che lo stesso livello di approfondimento compaia sia in argomenti intuitivi come le leggi di Newton sia nella definizione della "M-theory". Come spesso accade, un testo utile per capire i concetti fisici di base ma a mio avviso non serve a molto se non si conoscono in modo più approfondito gli sviluppi degli ultimi cento anni... ( )
  Eva_Filoramo | May 3, 2018 |
A companion book to Jawking;s ...in time ( )
  Brightman | Mar 15, 2018 |
Would have been great to have when I was 11 ~ ( )
  Baku-X | Jan 10, 2017 |
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  ronchan | Nov 14, 2016 |
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De auteur is de beroemde, aan een rolstoel gekluisterde fysicus, die veel moeite doet de moeilijke fysische theorieen die oorsprong en evolutie van het heelal proberen te verklaren, voor de leek begrijpelijk te maken. Eerst in "Het Heelal" (1988), nu in dit boek. Het is een bijzonder fraai boek met heel veel prachtige kleurenillustraties die trachten een voorstelling te geven van de moeilijke principes van de quantummechanica, de relativiteitstheorie, zwaartekracht, zwarte gaten, kromming van ruimte en tijd etc. Hawkings nieuwe inzichten van de afgelopen jaren zijn erin verwerkt. Zelf veronderstelt hij dat dit nieuwe boek wat eenvoudiger te begrijpen is, maar het komt toch het meest tot zijn recht als de lezer al wel wat vertrouwd is met deze materie. In dat geval is het een zeer lezenswaardig boek dat een goed beeld geeft van waar men in deze tak van wetenschap mee bezig is. Ook Hawkings ideeen over de toekomst van de menselijke intelligentie komen aan bod. Verklarende woordenlijst, register. Voor de beta-geinteresseerden met minstens een vwo-opleiding. Zie ook www.hawking.org.uk.

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Albert Einstein, the discoverer of the special and general theories of relativity, was born in Ulm, Germany, in 1879 , but the following year the family moved to Munich, where his father, Hermann, and uncle, Jakob, set up a small and not very successful electrical business.
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