• Stephen Hawking: A Biography

  • The Man Who Defied All Limits
  • By: Dave A. Andrew
  • Narrated by: Joseph D. Weaver
  • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (58 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Have you seen someone from a movie that made you wonder if someone like that exists in real life? Like Superman, or Wonderwoman - someone with extraordinary qualities that only lives by your imagination? I thought they are just like that: from my fantasy. Until, I came across Stephen Hawking.

Stephen Hawking is a name that is impossible to ignore, at least if you're a human from Earth. He was called the modern day Einstein for a reason.

Stephen Hawking: The Man Who Defied All Limits includes:

  • What everyone ought to know about Stephen Hawking: How he was predicted to die by 21, and how he extended his life to 76
  • Stephen Hawking is a robot: How he can talk without opening his mouth
  • Why A Brief History of Time will change the way you think: From the Big Bang to black holes
  • The universe explained in an easy way: You don't have to be a scientist or cosmologist to understand
  • Interpretation of The Theory of Everything: The Origin and Fate of the Universe
  • Fall in love with physics and science by his beliefs
  • And much, much more!

Are you ready to know about a real-life superhero who lived in our generation? You will be amazed at how he surpassed hindrances that are not imaginable. Much of the content of this book is being debated for his belief which have a different approach.

So if you are interested in theoretical physics or just want to be inspired by someone who defied all limits, don't wait any longer! Buy now!
 

©2018 Dave A. Andrew (P)2018 Dave A. Andrew

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  • 05-11-22

Genius

His perserverence His genius His wish to make science accessible to the masses is forever his gift

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Terrible...

after just listening to Stephen Hawking's autobiography this book is chock full of errors and frankly I think it was just a means to get people to buy the book so the author can publish his point of view about robots which really has nothing to do with Stephen Hawking.

for example in the early chapters it referenced that Steven wasn't like the other children who played video games. there were no video games at that time also it reference Steven building a computer now this may have happened but he didn't reference it in his autobiography at all. in addition it referenced that Steven's mother wasn't in the picture which also wasn't true.

if you really want to understand Stephen Hawkings I would stay away from this book it does provide some tidbits of his history in terms of a timeline of when he attended certain schools etc but overall I found it to be not a strong representation of Stephen Hawking's life

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Appallingly bad

This so-called "book" is appallingly bad. I should have guessed from all of the "five star" reviews that this is not actually a real book, and I doubt if most of the reviews are real reviews. It should be removed from Audible and Amazon.

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Enjoyed this audiobook!

Really enjoyed this cleverly explained audio book. The information provided gave me a clearer understanding of Professor Hawking from his earliest memories to present. Very good work!

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Very powerful and motivational.

Very powerful and motivational. This audio book not only teaches you about science, but it also teaches the readers/listeners to never let anything he in the way of your dreams.

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I loved it.

A short and engaging glimpse into a beautiful person's life. Even simplified, some of the physics went over my head, but it was a fun peek into a remarkable genius' logic process. I loved it.

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Everyone can find value in this audio book.

Brief, but full of great information. A great story about physics and life. Everyone can find value in this audio book.

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Nice work!

My son drives back and forth to another city and he needs some entertainment instead of his phone. Nice work!

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I really liked the audio book.

I really liked the audio book and it's a great insight into the life of someone I heard of before getting the this, but I had no idea what type of hardships or the attitude he had to adapt to overcome those hardships.

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Such a great mind.

Really enjoyed the audio book! So sad that he's no longer with us. Such a great mind. The thing that amazes me is most of his theories were done in his head!

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  • 01-16-20

Biography? Not Really...

I downloaded the book but could not listen it immediately ... when I finally got some time to read it, the first thought was: "what have I bought?" This is not a biography, it is not written well (even this is an uderstatement) and it does not deserve to be found on Audible's web page. I wish I had read all the Amazon reviews of the same item ... I wish ....

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  • Clyde Hickman
  • 06-30-20

Stephen Hawking, a brilliant man.

Stephen Hawking, a brilliant man, a man with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis writes a memoir in anticipation of his death however, death did not come as soon as expected.

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  • Marcus Walton
  • 06-30-20

Determination, and brilliant mind.

I admire Stephen Hawking for his positive attitude, determination, and brilliant mind. Highly recommended book!

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  • Earnest Flores
  • 06-30-20

I'm going to have to listen to.

I'm going to have to listen to it several more times just to understand it, but it'll be a fun journey to repeat.

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  • Anna Hampton
  • 06-30-20

Like the title, this is the go-to book.

Like the title, this is the go-to book to make anyone jump on the boat of theoretical physics.

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  • Whitney Porter
  • 06-30-20

The life story and description.

Explanations of very difficult concepts explained well. The life story and description of the work combined were thorough and interesting.

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  • Faye Saunders
  • 06-30-20

Excellent have seen a brilliant film.

Excellent have seen a brilliant film. I thought I would buy the book as it will go into more detail.

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  • Evan Stokes
  • 06-30-20

Unlike so many of these types of arguments.

Unlike so many of these types of arguments, the author is concise and logical in every argument without being ridiculously verbose like so many are.

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  • Christy Howell
  • 06-30-20

This is an interesting book giving us insights.

This is an interesting book giving us insights into what makes up the personality of Stephen Hawking.

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  • Jo Townsend
  • 06-30-20

A very insightful look into a brilliant mind!

A very insightful look into a brilliant mind! It is inspirational to see how this man and his family overcame adversity and contributed so much to science and the world.