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Studying the man considered to be the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Albert Einstein, this biography of Stephen Hawking brings readers closer to one of the greatest living scientific geniuses. While obviously a brilliant scientific mind, Hawking has also succeeded in revealing some of the most complex topics to ordinary minds through his books and is a vocal campaigner for social and political issues, including the rights of disabled people. Written in an accessible language, this brief biography provides an introduction to this exceptional genius through three-minute bits of text that are both manageable and riveting.

 

Estudiando al hombre considerado como el físico teórico más brillante desde Albert Einstein, esta biografía de Stephen Hawking acerca al lector a uno de los científicos vivientes más importantes de la actualidad. Aunque es obviamente una mente científica brillante, Hawking también ha logrado explicar algunos de los temas más complejos a mentes comunes mediante sus libros y es muy vocal en asuntos sociales y políticos, tales como los derechos para las personas con impedimentos. Escrita en un lenguaje accesible, esta breve biografía provee una introducción a este genio excepcional mediante trozos de texto de tres minutos cada uno que son tanto manejables como fascinantes.

About the Author

Paul Parsons is a former editor of BBC Focus magazine and the author of 30-Second Theories: The 50 Most Thought-Provoking Theories in Science, Science 1001, and The Science of Dr. Who. Gail Dixon is a journalist and the former commissioning editor for BBC Focus magazine. John Gribbin is an astrophysicist and a visiting fellow in astronomy at the University of Sussex. He is the author of a number of books on popular science, including Deep Simplicity, In Search of Schrödingers Cat, and Stardust.

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ISBN:
9788498016468
Author:
Parsons, Paul
Publisher:
Blume
Author:
Dixon, Gail
Author:
Gribbin, John
Subject:
Science & Technology
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Biografia Breve
Publication Date:
20131231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
Spanish
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in

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