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Brevísima historia del tiempo

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En 1988 apareció un libro que iba a cambiar de arriba abajo nuestra concepción del universo y que se convirtió en uno de los mayores best sellers científicos: HISTORIA DEL TIEMPO, de Stephen Hawking, el mayor genio del siglo XX después de Einstein.
Pese a su éxito colosal, aquel libro presentaba algunas dificultades de comprensión para el público menos familiarizado con los
Hardcover, 198 pages
Published March 8th 2005 by Critica (Grijalbo Mondadori)
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Oleleho Depending upon what you'd like to expect: good news or bad news :-D

Good news is the "Briefer" is easier to read than the "Brief".

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Depending upon what you'd like to expect: good news or bad news :-D

Good news is the "Briefer" is easier to read than the "Brief".

And you know the opposite.

But I read the "Brief" first and when I read the "Briefer" it became easier to understand.(less)
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Saleh MoonWalker
Jun 15, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: physics
جزو پر فروش ترین و بهترین آثار هاوکینگ. ویژگی بارز سایر آثار هاوکینگ رو هم خوشبختانه با خودش داره. مطالب کاملا جنبه ی فیزیکی دارن، اما برای فردی که سواد متوسطی از فیزیک هم داشته باشه، کاملا پاسخگو هستش و خیلی پیچیده و فرمول بندی شده توضیح نداده که باعث میشه خوندن و فهمش خیلی راحت باشه. بخشهای اصلی که در این اثر ذکر کرده، ماهیت فضا و زمان، نقش خدا در به وجود آمدن هستی و گذشته و آینده کیهان هست. تفاوتش با نسخه A Brief History of Time در اینه که نسبت به نسخه قبل کمتر فرمول بندی شده و زمینه تخصصی ها ...more
Dec 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Stephen Hawking es un físico teórico cuya hipótesis sobre el tiempo, los agujeros negros y el espacio han constituido la forma en que actualmente pensamos en el universo. Su brillantez logra un dramatismo, debido a que su mente habita un cuerpo que se ha consumido por varios años a causa de una esclerosis lateral amiotrófica, la cual ha sido una enfermedad que lo ha dejado impedido para moverse o hablar, excepto un par de dedos que los utiliza con su computadora para relacionarse con el mundo.

Cait Poytress
There's nothing like the contemplation of the universe for making one feel simultaneously awe struck and incredibly insignificant.

Kind of random, but I loved Hawking's frequent use of the exclamation mark. For example::

"However, when an antiparticle and a particle meet, they annihilate each other. So if you meet your antiself, don't shake hands - you would both vanish in a great flash of light!"
"The supermassive black hole has a star orbiting it at about 2 percent the speed of light, faster t
May 31, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An exceptionally good, concise look at physics for the layman. The explanations were just super. Simple, yet not stupidly so for me with my high school & Sunday supplement level of education on the subject. There are some tough concepts to understand. For instance, wave-particle duality is pretty weird, so be prepared to stop the book & think about what he says at times. Maybe even repeat his explanation. I found most became fairly clear, even time travel, but maybe not string theory. Th ...more
Deborah Markus
If you're thinking of reading A Brief History of Time, read this first. At least if you're a total civilian, which I am.

My son and I read this together. We did have to hit the Internet pretty hard a few times to get clarification on some critical points; but all in all, this is a well-written, accessible introduction to some pretty heady stuff.

I would recommend having the basics of atomic structure and the life cycles of stars under your belt before giving this a go. Also, it really helped my s
Tariq A
Mar 11, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: علوم, 2012
كتاب لطيف، مختصر، ومركّز، يجعلك تعرف بشكل جيد أكثر الموضوعات التي تهم علماء الفيزياء اليوم
يحوي الكتاب عدة موضوعات متّصلة بطريقة ما، قرأت عن أكثرها سابقا بشكل منفصل، لكني لم أجد كتابا مثل هذا جامعا لها، بشكل واضح يجعلني أفهم رغم أني لستُ مختصّا
استمتعت به، وأراه مناسبا لكل من لديه أسئلة حول الفيزياء والكون بشكل عام.
Sep 24, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Zamanın Daha Kısa Tarihi", "Zamanın Kısa Tarihi" adlı kitabın daha anlaşılır özeti gibi düşünülebilir. Fazladan birkaç konu başlığı eklenmiş. Kitapta zaman yolculuğu yapmanın neden mümkün olabileceği güzel anlatılmış. Solucan delikleri, zamanda yolculuk, galaksiler arası yolculuk gibi ilgi çekici konulara anlaşılır cevaplar verilmiş. Hawking, geçmişe ve geleceğe yolculuğun mümkün olduğunu anlatıyor; ama hemen ardından "Eğer geçmişe yolculuk yapmak mümkünse, neden gelecekten biri geriye gelip, b ...more
Yazeed AlMogren
Feb 05, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
كتاب يحتوي على معلومات عديدة في الفيزياء، أعتقد بأن 40% من معلوماته لايفهمها الا المتخصصين ...more
Feb 03, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nonfiction
In an attempt to prove to some recent mega-brainiac friends (not that they asked me) that I was capable of some limited understanding of physics, I picked up this slim volume. The result: my brain hurts, I learned a few things, and I humbly submit that I will stay in the humanities. Although I think I got most of it, I nonetheless find it hard to accept certain things. I need some time-travel pills, as I am queasy. A lot of this material I learned in school or absorbed over time in media (and St ...more
Jan 02, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: science geeks
Recommended to Nərmin by: My teacher
"A briefer history of time" is briefer and simpler version of "A brief history of time". However I wish explanations to some theories made sense to me. I still feel unfullfilled about string theory and multi dimensions.

In addition, the language was a bit dry, or so I thought. After Carl Sagan's flowing poetry-like language, I am unimpreed by Stephen Hawking. Still humor wasn't absent.
Apart from those, I liked this book. Got good deal of information and understanding of theories. After reading sc
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Stephen William Hawking was born on 8 January 1942 in Oxford, England. His parents' house was in north London, but during the second world war Oxford was considered a safer place to have babies. When he was eight, his family moved to St Albans, a town about 20 miles north of London. At eleven Stephen went to St Albans School, and then on to University College, Oxford, his father's old college. Ste ...more
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