A brief history of time
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New York : Bantam Books, 1998.
ISBN
0553109537, 9780553109535, 0553380168, 9780553380163
Lexile measure
1290L
Rating
1290L
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Format
Book
Edition
Updated and expanded tenth anniversary edition ; Bantam trade paperback edition.
Physical Desc
ix, 212 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 10.5, 13 Points
Lexile measure
1290

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General Note
Includes index.
Description
"In the ten years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking's classic work has become a landmark volume in scientific writing, with more than nine million copies in forty languages sold worldwide. That edition was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the origins and nature of the universe. But the intervening years have seen extraordinary advances in the technology of observing both the micro- and the macrocosmic worlds. These observations have confirmed many of Professor Hawking's theoretical predictions in the first edition of his book, including the recent discoveries of the Cosmic Background Explorer satellite (COBE), which probed back in time to within 300,000 years of the universe's beginning and revealed wrinkles in the fabric of space-time that he had projected." "Eager to bring to his original text the new knowledge revealed by these observations, as well as his own recent research, Professor Hawking has prepared a new introduction to the book, written an entirely new chapter on wormholes and time travel, and updated the chapters throughout."--BOOK JACKET.
Target Audience
1290L,Lexile
Study Program Information
Reading Counts RC,High School,12,18,Quiz: 14295,Guided reading level: NR.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,10.5,13,157417.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Hawking, S. (1998). A brief history of time (Updated and expanded tenth anniversary edition ; Bantam trade paperback edition.). Bantam Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018. 1998. A Brief History of Time. New York: Bantam Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018. A Brief History of Time New York: Bantam Books, 1998.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hawking, Stephen. A Brief History of Time Updated and expanded tenth anniversary edition ; Bantam trade paperback edition., Bantam Books, 1998.

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