Search for books, people and lists
Read This Twice
HomePeopleBooksSonaLibrariesSign In
Brief History of Time book cover

Brief History of Time

From the Big Bang to Black Holes

Stephen Hawking

Explore the mysteries of the universe with this acclaimed masterpiece by a celebrated physicist. From the origins of time to the boundaries of the universe, delve into the secrets of space and time. Discover the great theories of the cosmos from Newton to Einstein, and explore the wonders of the Big Bang, black holes, and more. Written in clear and concise language, this book offers a fascinating and accessible introduction to the universe and its wonders. This new edition includes exciting updates from the author, along with a companion app, Stephen Hawking's Pocket Universe.
Publish Date
First Published in 1988
Goodreads rating
One of 70 must-read books.      source
2. Brief history of time Read it at 19 As a physics student, in love with astronomy, this book became my Bible. Stephen Hawking's ability to turn complexity into mass consumption taught me the power of an effective teacher.      source
@dan_abramov IMO “A Brief History of Time” does a great job of this framing- past, present, and acknowledging that whatever he says in the book is only the moment of understanding he is currently in.      source
What are some books that truly changed the way you perceive the world? Here are some of mine.      source