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A Brief History of Time, by Stephen Hawking

Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review
Written by: Instaread
Narrated by: Michael Gilboe
Length: 24 mins
Categories: Science & Math, Astronomy
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Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time is about the universe, both the grand-scale universe of stars and planets (general relativity) and the tiny universe of atoms and subatomic particles (quantum mechanics). The reason the book covers both dimensions is that understanding both is the only way to comprehend the way the universe works as a whole. Some theories explain the workings of the grand scale of the universe, and others explain the workings of the minute scale, but they tend to contradict one another. And, currently, there is no theory that explains both....

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small review of actual book! sad!

very short and decieving way to steal people of 5 dollars. not a great book!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2019-09-21

Very Misleading - NOT THE ACTUAL BOOK

Well that was $4 wasted. This is a 25 minute review of the book and what it contains. If you’re interested in A Brief History of Time, you probably already know the contents of the review (who the author is, what the book sets out to do, and the theories/hypotheses that are discussed).

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2019-05-23

Misleading.

As a scientist Hawking never presented any findings as fact. He would say that the evidence suggests a Big Bang. Not that the universe “started”with a Big Bang. That is presenting it as fact which only belongs in the realm of Religion.

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  • Peter Verhas
  • Hungary
  • 2019-01-21

Rip off

This is not the book. This is a crappy summary of the book. Not wirth your time.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2018-05-30

just a summary, not the actual book.

just a summary, not the actual book. just a summary, not the actual book. just a summary, not the actual book.

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  • Brenda Mork
  • 2018-03-26

1 minute summaries of each chapter

Would you try another book from Instaread and/or Michael Gilboe?

Beware, this book is not A Brief History of Time. If I could return this book I would, even for no points, just to get it out of my library. It is literally a joke. 1 minute summaries of each chapter? Cannot believe I was conned into buying a book on Amazon. How dare you fool people into buying your trash.