I have not read the original book which this book is based on. but I should say this one is amazing. concepts perfectly explained. great audio the narrator is great as well. I had no hard time understanding what he says at all.
I like the book and it is on of the best book that explain difficult phenomenon. I did not follow all the thoughts in the book. Some ideas fly above my head and other that I am not familiar with. I like how the author is trying to explain with example from our daily life but still some ideas were hard to grasp.
A knowledge seeker.
The chapters are collected as big chunks making it difficult to follow them. It would be much better if there were chapters as in the book itself
I have the book and have read it several times. It was nice having it read to me this time. The narrator did an
This book is simply an update of the previous book Brief History of Time, and uses the same words and paragraphs! It is always worth hearing Stephen Hawking teach some truth about the universe in his unique way of teaching.
This book is a must read if you are interested in the subject matter. The only issue I had with the book, and it is the same with any book that deals with theoretical physics and cosmology, is that a knowledgeable reader can get frustrated by some of the information that is dated (published in 2007). Some theories in this book have been either proven or disproven for instance. It is amazing how quickly books of this genre get dated.
A great book on Science, theories of Physics and its different approaches. Not an easy on indeed a book I would not recommend to anyone that has no background and a special interest in Quantum physics and Astronomy.
The concepts brought are well stated but not so easy to understand.
The book takes some very technical ideas and brings them down to a normal level using simple examples that we can follow. I listened to this in the car with my kids and my 5th grader was able to follow many of the discussions and grasp the content