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            Stephen Hawking: A Memoir of Friendship and Physics

            Stephen Hawking: A Memoir of Friendship and Physics (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mlodinow, Leonard

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            An icon of the last fifty years, Stephen Hawking seems to encapsulate genius- not since Albert Einstein has a scientific figure held such a position in popular consciousness. In this enthralling memoir, writer and physicist Leonard Mlodinow tells the story of his friend and their... friendship, offering an intimate account of this giant of science. The two met in 2003, when Stephen asked Leonard if he would consider writing a book with him, the follow up to the bestselling A Brief History of Time. As they spent years working on a second book, The Grand Design, they forged a deep connection and Leonard gained a much better understanding of Stephen's daily life and struggles - as well as his compassion and good humour. Together they obsessed over the perfect sentence, debated the physics, and occasionally punted on Cambridge's waterways with champagne and strawberries. In time, Leonard was able to finish Stephen's jokes, chide his sporadic mischief, and learn how the hardships of his illness helped forge that unique perspective on the universe. By weaving together their shared story with a clear-sighted portrayal of Hawking's scientific achievements, Mlodinow creates a beautiful portrait of Stephen Hawking as a brilliant, impish and generous man whose life was not only exceptional but also genuinely inspiring.
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            ISBN 9780241438091
            Released AU 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Stephen Hawking: A Memoir of Friendship and Physics
             

            Stephen Hawking: A Memoir of Friendship and Physics (Hardback)

            By Mlodinow, Leonard

            • RRP: $39.99
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            • Pub Date
              17 Nov 20

            An icon of the last fifty years, Stephen Hawking seems to encapsulate genius- not since Albert Einstein has a scientific figure held such a position in popular consciousness. In this enthralling memoir, writer and physicist Leonard Mlodinow tells the story of his friend and their... friendship, offering an intimate account of this giant of science. The two met in 2003, when Stephen asked Leonard if he would consider writing a book with him, the follow up to the bestselling A Brief History of Time. As they spent years working on a second book, The Grand Design, they forged a deep connection and Leonard gained a much better understanding of Stephen's daily life and struggles - as well as his compassion and good humour. Together they obsessed over the perfect sentence, debated the physics, and occasionally punted on Cambridge's waterways with champagne and strawberries. In time, Leonard was able to finished Stephen's jokes, chide his sporadic mischief, and learn how the hardships of his illness helped forge that unique perspective on the universe. By weaving together their shared story with a clear-sighted portrayal of Hawking's scientific achievements, Mlodinow creates a beautiful portrait of Stephen Hawking as a brilliant, impish and generous man whose life was not only exceptional but also genuinely inspiring.
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            ISBN 9780241411131
            Released AU 17 Nov 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Galaxies: Inside the Universe's Star Cities

            Galaxies: Inside the Universe's Star Cities (Hardback)

            By Eicher, David

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            A jaw-dropping visual guide to the most dazzling, fascinating, and unusual galaxies in the universe, with the editor in chief of Astronomy as your personal guide

            ISBN 9781472273444
            Released AU 28 Jul 2020
            Publisher Headline Publishing Group
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide

            Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide (Hardback)

            By DK; Consultant editor Rees, Martin

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            Marvel at the wonders of the Universe, from stars and planets to black holes and nebulae, in this exploration of our solar system and beyond. Universe opens with a look at astronomy and the history of the Universe, using 3D artworks to provide a comprehensive grounding in the fun...damental concepts of astronomy, including the basic techniques of practical astronomy. The core of the book is a tour of the cosmos covering the Solar System, the Milky Way, and galaxies beyond our own. Explanatory pages introduce different celestial phenomena, such as galaxies, and are followed by catalogues that profile the most interesting and important examples. A comprehensive star atlas completes the picture, with entries on each of the 88 constellations and a monthly sky guide showing the night sky as it appears throughout the year as viewed from both the northern and southern hemispheres.
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            ISBN 9780241412749
            Released AU 18 Aug 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking)
             

            The End of Everything: (Astrophysically Speaking) (Hardback)

            By Mack, Katie

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            • Pub Date
              20 Oct 20

            You're going to die. The Earth will, one day, be toast. So too, our Sun will eventually shine its last. But what's next? The End of Everything is a unique exploration of the destruction of the cosmos. Drawing on cutting edge technology and theory, as well as hot-off-the-presses r...esults from the most powerful telescopes and particle colliders, astrophysicist Katie Mack describes how small tweaks to our incomplete understanding of reality can result in starkly different futures. Our universe could collapse in upon itself, or rip itself apart, or even - in the next five minutes -succumb to an inescapable expanding bubble of doom. This fascinating, witty story of cosmic escapism examines a beautiful but unfamiliar physics landscape while sharing the excitement a leading astrophysicist feels when thinking about the universe and our place in it. Amid stellar explosions and bouncing universes, Mack shows that even though we puny humans have no chance of changing how it all ends, we can at least begin to understand it.
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            ISBN 9780241372333
            Released AU 20 Oct 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Universe: And Our Place Within It
             

            Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Universe: And Our Place Within It (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Newsam, Professor Andrew

            • RRP: $24.99
            • $24.99
            • Pub Date
              7 Oct 20

            An awe-inspiring guide to the Cosmos - and how we exist within it.

            ISBN 9781783962600
            Released AU 7 Oct 2020
            Publisher Elliott & Thompson Limited
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            A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes

            A Brief History Of Time: From Big Bang To Black Holes (Paperback)

            By Hawking, Stephen

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            Was there a beginning of time? Could time run backwards? Is the universe infinite or does it have boundaries? This title reviews some of 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.
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            ISBN 9780857501004
            Released AU 1 Nov 2011
            Publisher Transworld Publishers
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Older Than the Stars

            Older Than the Stars (Hardback)

            By Fox, Karen C.; Davis, Nancy

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            Stunning illustrations and lively verse tell the story of cosmic connections that tie human beings to the beginning of the universe. Simple, informative prose provides additional facts.

            ISBN 9781570917875
            Released AU 1 Jan 2014
            Publisher Charlesbridge Publishing,U.S.
            Interest Age 2-6 years
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            The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos
             

            The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos (Paperback)

            By Greene, Brian

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            Shows that ours may be just one universe among many, like endless reflections in a mirror. This book takes us on an exploration of parallel worlds - from a multiverse where an infinite number of your doppelgangers are reading this sentence, to vast oceans of bubble universes and ...even multiverses made of mathematics.
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            ISBN 9780141029818
            Released AU 27 Apr 2012
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            A Fortunate Universe: Life in a Finely Tuned Cosmos

            A Fortunate Universe: Life in a Finely Tuned Cosmos (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lewis, Geraint F.; Barnes, Luke A.; Foreword by Schmidt, Brian

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            A discussion, defence and critique of the various arguments around what fine-tuning might mean for the search for the ultimate laws of nature. The authors' engaging and witty style addresses conflicting notions from science and religion to discuss the origins of the Universe, and... our place in it.
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            ISBN 9781108747400
            Released AU 30 Jun 2020
            Publisher Cambridge University Press
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