A Briefer History of Time (Hawking and Mlodinow book)

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This article is about the 2005 popular science book by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow. For the 1999 science humor book by Eric Schulman, see A Briefer History of Time (Schulman book).
A Briefer History of Time
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Cover of “A Briefer History of Time”
Author Stephen Hawking,
Leonard Mlodinow
Country United States
Language English
Subject The Universe
Genre Popular science
Published 2005 (Bantam Books)
Pages 176 (Paperback)[1]
ISBN 0-553-80436-7
OCLC 254755556
Preceded by On the Shoulders of Giants (book)
Followed by The Grand Design

A Briefer History of Time is a popular-science book published in 2005 from the English physicist Stephen Hawking and the American physicist Leonard Mlodinow. It is an update and rewrite of Hawking's 1988 A Brief History of Time. In this book Hawking and Mlodinow present quantum mechanics, string theory, the big bang theory, and other topics in a more accessible fashion to the general public. The book is updated with newly discovered topics, and informs of recurring subjects throughout the book in greater detail.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Briefer History of Time". at Amazon.com. OCLC 254755556. Archived from the original on 8 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-28.