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The Universe in a Nutshell (عالم المعرفة #291)

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Stephen Hawking’s phenomenal, multimillion-copy bestseller, A Brief History of Time, introduced the ideas of this brilliant theoretical physicist to readers all over the world.

Now, in a major publishing event, Hawking returns with a lavishly illustrated sequel that unravels the mysteries of the major breakthroughs that have occurred in the years since the release of his a
Hardcover, 216 pages
Published November 6th 2001 by Bantam
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Britain Peters Hawking's "A Brief History of Time" is a good place to start; the ideas cover the basics of physical laws and how the universe operates. Hawking…moreHawking's "A Brief History of Time" is a good place to start; the ideas cover the basics of physical laws and how the universe operates. Hawking states that this book is a follow up to ABHOT, but it can be read by itself (ABHOT recommended though).(less)

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Saleh MoonWalker
Apr 17, 2017 rated it liked it
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یک شاهکار دیگه از هاوکینگ. این کتاب که در ادامه کتاب a brief history of time نوشته شده، در زمینه های مختلفی مثل مکانیک کوانتومی، نظریه ام، نسبیت عام، سیاه چاله ها و ... نوشته شده که با توجه به حجم و میزان تحقیقاتی که براش گذاشته شده، در نوع خودش شاهکار محسوب میشه. روند کتاب هم مثل a brief history of time عملی همراه با هیجانات مخصوص به خودشه.خوندن این کتاب برای همه کسانی که میخوان جهانی که توش زندگی میکنیم رو بفهمن و درک کنن پیشنهاد میشه.
Duaa Ahmed
لأول مرة أتناول كتاب علمي بحت وصودف أن يكون للعالم الرائع (ستيفن هوكينغ)

الكون في قشرة جوز -حرفيا- ، وما التشابه بين قشرة جوز وكوننا بفضاءه وكواكبه ومجراته

بين صفحات الكتاب انتقلت إلى عالم آخر .. عالم سامي عالي حيث فقط المبادئ العلمية تحكمه وللغرابة فهي أيضا موسعة للخيال

لم أتعرف على ستيفن بمفرده في الكتاب بل أيضا تعرفت على آينشتاين وبلانك وروزا وغيرهم من العلماء الأفاضل

الكتاب تجربة رائعة وأنصح بقراءته
Marty Hirst
Jan 10, 2013 rated it liked it
Now I read this book cover to cover, line-by-line, methodically going back over passages that were "challenging", line-by-line, got to the last page, closed the book and said out loud; "Nope, sorry Steve, you lost me there".
Javier Santaolalla
Un libro muy difícil pero delicioso. Hawking muy Hawking, fiel a su estilo, con una narrativa no demasiado didáctica, con sus toques excéntricos que me disgustan pero hablando de temas de los que solo él y muy pocos más, contados con los dedos de la mano, pueden hablar. Que una mente así se abra para acercar temas tan controvertidos, interesantes y avanzados como los que trata es para agradecerlo. Este es de esos libros que cambian vidas. Así que Hawking, muchas gracias. De verdad.
Oct 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
یکی از جذاب ترین و باحال ترین کتاب های علمی فیزیکی بود که خوندم و بسیار لذت بردم ازش. که چنتا از جذاب هاش رو دز زیر میارم:
نسبیت خاص و عام انیشتین
انیشتین در ابتدا میگفت که دلیل اینکه سیب روی سر نیوتن افتاد این بود که نیوتن و سطح زمین به سمت سیب شتاب گرفتند و انیشتین گرانش رو در ابتدا در نظر نگرفت.(که این نظریه نسبت خاص نامیده شد). بعدا انیشتین فهمید که اگر اینطور است که شتاب سطح زمین بسمت بالا باعث میشد که همه مردم به سمت بالا شتاب بگیرند ولی دید اینطور نیست و زمین تخت نیست بلکه گرد است، پس آمد
Hawking is an exceedingly clear and occasionally quite funny writer, not easy when the topic is quantum physics, etc. I would be lying if I claimed to understand much of this book, especially in the audiobook format in which an exceedingly pleasant British voice hurls a flood of Hawking's words and concepts, one more challenging than the previous one. It might, repeat: might, have been possible to understand this material on a printed page, which in this case included a lot of nifty diagrams, on ...more
مصطفی یاوری آیین
روزهای شیرین دوره ی راهنمایی - دبیرستان، لذت کشف دنیا از بین کتاب ها.
ممنون آقای هاوکینگ
ستاره هایی که به کتاب می دهم، ستاره هایی است که یک پسربچه ی دوره ی راهنمایی به کتاب محبوبش می دهد، نه ستاره هایی که امروز باید به عنوان یک فیزیک خوانده ی معلم نجوم به کتاب بدهم.
Kelly Enck
Oct 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Stephen Hawking, stated in, " The Universe in a Nutshell" that our history is filled with infinite potentiality and what we "got” was due to disturbing the quantum field by our "observations."
Profound, I thought, and pondered about his theory for months.

To better understand Dr. Hawking's theory, I read everything on quantum physics I could understand and a pile of books on the brain, Bruce Hood's "The Self Illusion" was the most helpful. Below is what I believe correlates with Hawking's theory
Muthuvel Deivendran
First of all, I expected the Hawking's electronic voice for narrating the audiobook. Though it might sound silly, I'm more fond of his unique voice.

After his international bestseller, A Brief History of Time in 80s, he wanted to propagandize the current frontier we're encountering but this time in a more brief way. The First two chapters serve as a prerequisite for proper understanding. Short but very well explained introductory concepts of Einstein-Relativity stuffs; Maybe because i used to rea
هبه النيل
الكتاب جيد لكن يشوبه الصعوبات الناتجة عن الترجمة فلم أكن مدركة لاغلب المصطلحات العلمية لاختلاف التوحيد اللغوي للترجمة
ورأي الشخصي ان قراءة الكتب العلمية تجب بالانجليزية اوقع واكثر عمومية من أي لغة أخرى
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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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