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Stephen Hawking His Life and Work

by Kitty Ferguson

Biography / Autobiography eBooks of the Month Popular Science The Real World

Stephen Hawking His Life and Work Synopsis

Written with the clarity and simplicity for which all Kitty Ferguson's books have been praised, it is a captivating account of an extraordinary life and mind.

Stephen Hawking His Life and Work Press Reviews

'Ferguson captures the very full life and work of one of the most vibrant minds of our time' Publishers Weekly

'Fascinating' Observer

'The reader is drawn on by some of the best scientific definitions, analogies, simple explanations and downright interesting writing I have ever seen' Evening Standard

'Ferguson deftly conveys an exciting sense of both Stephen Hawking himself and his pre-eminent role in modern-day theoretical physics... A fine introduction to Hawking's own' A Brief History of Time Booklist

'Fascinating... Ferguson's sympathetic and informed take on an individual who has enriched human knowledge against the odds, is an excellent summing up of [Hawking's] unique and creative contribution to both science and humanity' -- George Ellis Nature Magazine

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ISBN: 9780857503671
Publication date: 29/12/2016
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Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857503671
Publication date: 29th December 2016
Author: Kitty Ferguson
Publisher:
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 576 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, eBook Favourites, Popular Science, The Real World,
Categories: Biography: science, technology & medicine,

About Kitty Ferguson

Kitty Ferguson first became acquainted with Stephen Hawking and his family when she lived in Cambridge in the late 1980s. Around that time she retired from her career as a professional singer and conductor and began writing and lecturing about science and scientists for readers and audiences with little or no scientific background. Her seven books have appeared to critical acclaim all over the world. She and her husband now divide their time between Cambridge and South Carolina.

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