Stephen Hawking: His Life and Work
Stephen Hawking has beenan iconic figure inphysics for the last half a century,making many groundbreaking discoveries on the nature of the universe. Yet while his mind roams to the farthest corners of reality, his body has become increasingly trapped bythe advanceof Lou Gehrig’s disease, whichhas bound himto awheelchair, without speech or movement except for a few facial
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Though this book is brief on science, it does a good job at covering the broad range of his work.
Don't expect to get a deep understanding of the physics.
For that, read:
The Black Hole War
Black Holes and Time Warps
Black Holes and Baby Universes
The Grand Design
I have to rant about one thing:
Kitty Ferguson repeats a sickening myth that the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster was "deadly".
The TSUNAMI was deadly, killing tens of thousands!
This was a free Goodreads first reads book.
Here's to Hawking's 70th birthday, and beyond.
|Could things be different in the life of stephen hawking if he had not been a person with disability||2||5||Sep 25, 2012 07:12am|