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Inspirational Lives: Stephen Hawking Sonya Newland

Inspirational Lives: Stephen Hawking By Sonya Newland

Inspirational Lives: Stephen Hawking by Sonya Newland


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Summary

Find out more about the life of Stephen Hawking, one of the most famous scientists of modern times, in this brilliant biography.

Inspirational Lives: Stephen Hawking Summary

Inspirational Lives: Stephen Hawking by Sonya Newland

Regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein, Stephen Hawkins has also defied the odds and this book explores his whole journey from his shocking diagnosis at age 21, through his career at Cambridge, to his current work as an author.

The Inspirational Lives series focuses on the people who inspire children today. Each book looks at the background, life and achievements of a personality, their impact on popular culture as well as detailing the everyday facets of their job and how they have gained such success.

About Sonya Newland

Sonya Newland has written and edited many books for children and young people, specialising in science, history and the natural world.

Table of Contents

  • 1: Black-hole breakthrough;
  • 2: An eccentric childhood;
  • 3: Young Einstein;
  • 4: A devastating diagnosis;
  • 5: A new lease of life;
  • 6: A day in the life of Stephen Hawking;
  • 7: Hawking radiation;
  • 8: A Brief History of Time;
  • 9: Endings and beginnings
  • 10: Theories of everything;
  • 11: Space traveller;
  • 12: The influence of Stephen Hawking;
  • 13: Have you got what it takes to be a cosmologist?;
  • 14: Glossary;
  • 15: Index

Additional information

GOR008654929
9780750292092
0750292091
Inspirational Lives: Stephen Hawking by Sonya Newland
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
2016-01-28
32
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