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Stephen Hawking: Cosmologist Who Gets a Big Bang Out of the Universe

(Getting to Know the World's Greatest Scientists & Inventors)

3.95  ·  Rating details ·  37 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Meet renowned physicist Stephen Hawking!
Getting to Know the World's Greatest Inventors and Scientists series combines a delightful mix of full-color historical reproductions, photos, and hilarious cartoon-style illustrations that bring to life the work and contributions of renowned scientists and inventors, combining poignant anecdotes with important factual information fo
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Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Scholastic (first published March 2009)
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Nazareth Sanchez Vega
Como los números anteriores, esta historia también me ha conmovido, porque te cuentan la vida de alguien célebre de una forma que nunca antes habías oído. Y para alguien que se ha visto la película media decena de veces, un par de documentales larguísimos y leído Breve Historia del Tiempo, este pequeño libro me contó mucho más.
Rawan
Mar 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Such great work, unfortunately, it’s an old copy so the writer must make a new copy which includes Hawking’s last days and the day he left us.
Hascoorats
Dec 05, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Isaac says:
He had ALS. It's a disease that makes you not be able to control your muscles. Stephen Hawkins is famous for his research on black holes.
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Joey Fong
Aug 26, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This is a children friendly autobiography on Stephen Hawking. He is a renown theoretical physicist and cosmologist. This book discusses the extraordinary life of how Hawking became interested with science through vivid real-life photographs as well as colorful cartoons. It contains a variety of scientific terminologies that students may find beneficial. It is also an inspirational story one how Hawking continue his studies and research while going through a serious disease known as the amyotroph ...more
Teresa
Jul 19, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A very brief and upbeat intro to Hawking and his work, for young children. Here's my favorite line: "Like any good scientist, Stephen changed his mind about certain things when new and better information came along that disagreed with some of his original theories." Sort of says it all. ...more
Jordan Varey
May 25, 2013 rated it liked it
This was an interesting children's book with several neat pictures of Stephen Hawking. the book is far more concerned with Hawking's excentric biography than his science. ...more
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the writing and the photos i enjoyed, not so much the cartoon art.
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