Introducing Stephen Hawking: A Graphic Guide by J.p. McevoyIntroducing Stephen Hawking: A Graphic Guide by J.p. Mcevoy

Introducing Stephen Hawking: A Graphic Guide

byJ.p. McevoyIllustratorOscar Zarate

Paperback | November 27, 2009

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Stephen Hawking is the world-famous physicist with a cameo in The Simpsons on his CV", but outside his academic field his work is little understood. To the public he is a tragic figure - a brilliant scientist and author of the 9 million-copy-selling "A Brief History of Time", and yet confined to a wheelchair and almost completely paralysed. Hawking's major contribution to science has been to integrate the two great theories of 20th-century physics - Einstein's General Theory of Relativityand Quantum Mechanics. J.P. McEvoy and Oscar Zarate's brilliant graphic guide explores Hawking's life, the evolution of his work from his days as a student, and his breathtaking discoveries about where these fundamental laws break down or overlap, such as on the edge of a Black Hole or at the origin of the Universe itself."
Oscar Zarate is one of the UK's leading graphic artists. He has illustrated numerous Introducing titles. His graphic novel A Small Killing won the Will Eisner Prize.
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Title:Introducing Stephen Hawking: A Graphic GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 6.61 × 4.65 × 0.47 inPublished:November 27, 2009Publisher:Icon BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1848310943

ISBN - 13:9781848310940

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