Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays

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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Author Stephen Hawking
Country United States
Language English
Genre Popular science
Publisher Bantam Dell Publishing Group
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 182
ISBN 9780553095234
OCLC 28113477
LC Class QC16.H33 A3 1993
Preceded by A Brief History of Time
Followed by The Universe in a Nutshell

Black Holes and Baby Universes and other Essays is a popular science book by English astrophysicist Stephen Hawking.

This book is a collection of essays and lectures written by Hawking, mainly about the makeup of black holes, and why they might be nodes from which other universes grow. Hawking discusses black hole thermodynamics, special relativity, general relativity, and quantum mechanics. Hawking also describes his life when he was young, and his later experience of motor neurone disease. The book also includes an interview with Professor Hawking.