Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays

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Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays - bookcover.jpg
Hardcover edition
AuthorStephen Hawking
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
PublisherBantam Dell Publishing Group
Publication date
1993
Media typePrint
Pages182
ISBN978-0553095234
OCLC28113477
LC ClassQC16.H33 A3 1993
Preceded byA Brief History of Time 
Followed byThe Universe in a Nutshell 

Black Holes and Baby Universes and other Essays is a 1993 popular science book by English astrophysicist Stephen Hawking.[1]

Overview[edit]

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.[2]

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