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Complicated Science for Dummies.

Advantages: Hard stuff made easy. Hawking's clear writing
Disadvantages: Still not totally clear for the layman.

...Science is great. I love science, me. I don't know why this is, but I've always been fascinated with puzzles and things that are science based. I remember one day, in my final year in primary school, a friend and myself were handed an aerial photograph of ...

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0.000000003335640952 seconds

Advantages: Educational (to say the least!), really interesting, written for the layman, includes examples (see op.), persuaded me that i'd like to become a physisist!
Disadvantages: You have to read it at least 3 times to understand it *fully*!

...Sheesh, thats fast! So, whats the title mean? Well I assume you have not read A Brief History of Time by Prof. Steven W. Hawking then?! If you had have done [and actually understood it!] then you'd know what 0.000000003335640952 seconds stands for! Well ...

Sarah_Louise 13.09.2001 · Read full review
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Mind-blowing

Advantages: Relatively uncomplicated and readable for a science book. Extremely informative - essential.
Disadvantages: It's still very complicated.

Stephen Hawking describes the amazing success of "A Brief History of Time" in the foreword to the latest edition - 237 weeks on the Sunday Times bestseller list and editions in 40 languages. I've just finished it, and I think it fully deserves these outst ...

JaySee 24.06.2001 · Read full review
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Time is of the essence

Advantages: Well written, interesting, accessible
Disadvantages: None

The mark of a true educator, which Stephen Hawking certainly is, is that he would take time (very valuable time, in his case) away from research and contemplation of the great mysteries of the universe to write a piece that would serve to help explain to ...

frkurt 19.01.2003 · Read full review
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Inspration personified

Advantages: Inspirational
Disadvantages: Not enough references to other books

...This book inspired me. No, I rephrase that. It fulfilled me. I picked it up at a time when I was losing interest in my hobbies, the doldrums had set it and I found entertainment in little. Then along came this book I found whilst browsing Amazon to pass ...

simonsta 10.02.2001 · Read full review
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