pickabook books with huge discounts for everyone pickabook books with huge discounts for everyone
     
Email: Subscribe to news & offers:
Need assistance? Log In/Register


Item Details
Title: A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME
FROM BIG BANG TO BLACK HOLES
By: Stephen Hawking
Format: Paperback

List price: £9.99
Our price: £6.49
Discount:
35% off
You save: £3.50
ISBN 10: 0857501003
ISBN 13: 9780857501004
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1-2 days.
 Delivery rates
Stock: Currently 1000 available
Publisher: TRANSWORLD PUBLISHERS LTD
Pub. date: 1 August, 2011
Pages: 256
Description: Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This book examines these questions. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes.
Synopsis: Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? These are just some of the questions considered in an internationally acclaimed masterpiece by one of the world's greatest thinkers. It begins by reviewing the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, before delving into the secrets which still lie at the heart of space and time, from the Big Bang to black holes, via spiral galaxies and strong theory. To this day A Brief History of Time remains a staple of the scientific canon, and its succinct and clear language continues to introduce millions to the universe and its wonders. This new edition includes updates from Stephen Hawking with his latest thoughts about the No Boundary Proposal and offers new information about dark energy, the information paradox, eternal inflation, the microwave background radiation observations, and the discovery of gravitational waves. It is published to accompany the launch of a new app, Stephen Hawking's Pocket Universe.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
Prizes: Winner of Aventis Prize for Science Books 1989
Returns: Non-returnable
Some other items by this author:
A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME
A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME (HB)
A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME (PB)
A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME (PB)
A BRIEFER HISTORY OF TIME
A BRIEFER HISTORY OF TIME (CD)
A BRIEFER HISTORY OF TIME (PB)
A STUBBORNLY PERSISTENT ILLUSION (HB)
A STUBBORNLY PERSISTENT ILLUSION (PB)
APOLLO (HB)
BLACK HOLES AND BABY UNIVERSES AND OTHER ESSAYS (PB)
BLACK HOLES: THE REITH LECTURES
BLACK HOLES: THE REITH LECTURES (PB)
BRIEF ANSWERS TO THE BIG QUESTIONS (HB)
COMPUTER RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES (PB)
EINE KURZE GESCHICHTE DER ZEIT (PB)
EL TESORO COSMICO (PB)
EUCLIDEAN QUANTUM GRAVITY (HB)
EUCLIDEAN QUANTUM GRAVITY (PB)
FALLUJAH (PB)
FROM NEWTON TO HAWKING (HB)
FROM NEWTON TO HAWKING (PB)
GENERAL RELATIVITY: AN EINSTEIN CENTENARY SURVEY (PB)
GEORGE AND THE BIG BANG
GEORGE AND THE BIG BANG (CD)
GEORGE AND THE BIG BANG (HB)
GEORGE AND THE BIG BANG (PB)
GEORGE AND THE BIG BANG (PB)
GEORGE AND THE BLUE MOON
GEORGE AND THE BLUE MOON (HB)
GEORGE AND THE BLUE MOON (PB)
GEORGE AND THE BLUE MOON (PB)
GEORGE AND THE BLUE MOON (PB)
GEORGE AND THE UNBREAKABLE CODE
GEORGE AND THE UNBREAKABLE CODE (HB)
GEORGE AND THE UNBREAKABLE CODE (PB)
GEORGE AND THE UNBREAKABLE CODE (PB)
GEORGE'S COSMIC TREASURE HUNT
GEORGE'S COSMIC TREASURE HUNT (HB)
GEORGE'S COSMIC TREASURE HUNT (PB)
GEORGE'S SECRET KEY TO THE UNIVERSE
GEORGE'S SECRET KEY TO THE UNIVERSE (CD)
GEORGE'S SECRET KEY TO THE UNIVERSE (HB)
GEORGE'S SECRET KEY TO THE UNIVERSE (PB)
GEORGES SECRET KEY TO THE UNIVERSE (HB)
GOD CREATED THE INTEGERS (PB)
GOD CREATED THE INTEGERS (PB)
HAWKING ON THE BIG BANG AND BLACK HOLES (HB)
HAWKING ON THE BIG BANG AND BLACK HOLES (PB)
ILLUSTRATED BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME (HB)
IS THE END IN SIGHT FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS (PB)
LA BREVE HISTOIRE DE MA VIE (PB)
MEINE KURZE GESCHICHTE (PB)
MY BRIEF HISTORY
MY BRIEF HISTORY (CD)
MY BRIEF HISTORY (HB)
MY BRIEF HISTORY (PB)
NEW SCIENTIST: THE ORIGIN OF (ALMOST) EVERYTHING (HB)
NEW SCIENTIST: THE ORIGIN OF (ALMOST) EVERYTHING (HB)
ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS (HB)
ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS (HB)
ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS (PB)
ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS (PB)
STEPHEN HAWKING (PB)
STEPHEN HAWKING BOX SET (PB)
THE DREAMS THAT STUFF IS MADE OF
THE DREAMS THAT STUFF IS MADE OF (HB)
THE ESSENTIAL EINSTEIN (PB)
THE GRAND DESIGN
THE GRAND DESIGN (CD)
THE GRAND DESIGN (PB)
THE ILLUSTRATED BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME (HB)
THE LARGE SCALE STRUCTURE OF SPACE-TIME (PB)
THE NATURE OF SPACE AND TIME
THE NATURE OF SPACE AND TIME (PB)
THE NATURE OF SPACE AND TIME (PB)
THE NATURE OF SPACE AND TIME (VID)
THE PHYSICS OF STAR TREK (PB)
THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING
THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING (PB)
THE UNIVERSE IN A NUTSHELL (CD)
THE UNIVERSE IN A NUTSHELL (HB)
THREE HUNDRED YEARS OF GRAVITATION (PB)
TROUS NOIRS ET BEBES UNIVERS (PB)
UNE BELLE HISTOIRE DU TEMPS (UNE BREVE HISTOIRE ILLUSTREE DU TEMPS) (PB)
UNE BREVE HISTOIRE DU TEMPS (PB)
UNE BREVE HISTOIRE DU TEMPS (PB)
UNE BREVE HISTOIRE DU TEMPS, DU BIG BANG AUX TROUS NOIRS (PB)
UNIVERSE IN A NUTSHELL (CD)

CUSTOMERS WHO PURCHASED THIS ITEM ALSO BOUGHT
Spooky Riddles (Paperback)
By: Marc Brown
more details
Jonathan Livingston Seagull (Paperback)
By: Richard Bach, Russell Munson (Photos)
more details
Take Your Last Breath (Paperback)
By: Lauren Child
more details
TOP SELLERS IN THIS CATEGORY
Black Holes: The Reith Lectures (Paperback)
By: Stephen Hawking
Transworld Publishers Ltd
Our Price : £3.64
more details
Roger Penrose: Collected Works (Hardback)
By: Roger Penrose
Oxford University Press
Our Price : £172.18
more details
Roger Penrose: Collected Works (Hardback)
By: Roger Penrose
Oxford University Press
Our Price : £172.18
more details
Why there is Something rather than Nothing (Hardback)
By: Bede Rundle
Oxford University Press
Our Price : £77.60
more details
Cosmology (Paperback)
By: Michael Rowan-Robinson
Oxford University Press
Our Price : £48.45
more details
BROWSE FOR BOOKS IN RELATED CATEGORIES
 MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE
 astronomy, space & time
 cosmology & the universe


Information provided by www.pickabook.co.uk
SHOPPING BASKET
  
Your basket is empty
  Total Items: 0
 

Checkout our World Cup Collections!
The Official History of the FIFA World Cup
By: FIFA WORLD FOOTBALL MUSEUM
The Official History of the FIFA World Cup Book is an authoritative and comprehensive review of the 20 FIFA World Cups to have taken place since the inaugural tournament in 1930.
add to basket

Up to 40% off Oxford University Press
Oxford School Dictionary & Thesaurus
By:
The Oxford School Dictionary & Thesaurus is a comprehensive one-stop shop for definitions, curriculum vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as synonyms and writing tips. It is ideal students finishing primary and going on to secondary school. Easy to use and with a sturdy binding, it is the perfect one volume reference tool.
add to basket

Oxford Textbook Promotion
GCSE Geography AQA Student Book
By: SIMON ROSS, NICK ROWLES
The most student-friendly and engaging resource for the 2016 AQA GCSE Geography specification. Written to match the demands of the course, this Student Book motivates students with accessible, interesting content and up-to-date case studies, while retaining a rigorous approach, and has been approved by AQA.
add to basket

35% off Selected titles
Encounters
By: JASON WALLACE
Zimbabwe, 1994. A group of children spot peculiar lights in the sky over the grounds of their school. From this moment on, six young people's lives are changed forever. Gary hides the anguish he feels now his mum's left, acting out in fury and hatred. Chloe has no words for the thing she fears most every day.
add to basket

Up to 35% off New Titles
Splash Day!
By: NICK SHARRATT
A fun and colourful rhyming tale from one of the UKs most beloved author-illustrators, Nick Sharratt.
add to basket

35% off Bond
Bond 11+: Verbal Reasoning: Stretch Papers
By: FRANCES DOWN, KAREN MORRISON, ALISON PRIMROSE
Bond Verbal Reasoning Stretch Practice for 10-11+ years has been designed for children who are excelling in verbal reasoning. It is filled with challenging questions to stretch the very brightest minds to help improve performance in the 11+ test and other selective school exams.
add to basket

New Title
MY ARCH ENEMY IS A BRAIN IN A JAR
By: DAVID SOLOMONS
Luke and Zack swapped bodies at the end of their previous adventure and now they have to live with the consequences. Luke finally has the superpowers he craves, but at what price? GCSE physics, that''s what. And then along comes a brain in a jar trying to destroy him. Luke didn''t realise being a superhero was so much work...
add to basket

Up to 35% off Promotional Titles
Explorer
By: KATHERINE RUNDELL
Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award, Winner of the London Book Fair Children's Travel Book of the Year From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about him. As the plane crashes into the canopy, Fred is suddenly left without a choice. He and the three other children may be alive, but the jungle is a vast, untamed place. With no hope of rescue, the chance of getting home feels impossibly small. Except, it seems, someone has been there before them
add to basket

New Title
Football School Season 2: Where Football Explains the World
By: SPIKE GERRELL
The second book in the groundbreaking new series from two bestselling writers that teaches you about the world through football. This book is packed with awesome true stories, real science and fascinating facts and will make you laugh loads - and it's all about football. What is a vomitory? When do footballers wee? Where do goalkeepers let in chickens? When did women start playing football? You'll find the answers to these questions and more in chapters on subjects such as biology, maths and history. Illustrated throughout with hilarious cartoons and filled with laugh-out-loud gags this is the perfect book for any boy or girl who loves football.
add to basket