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Stephen William Hawking

  1. Mar 4, 2009 #1
    i will like to know whether Stephen William Hawking's theories about the black hole.......because i was a ordinary person who want to know what is black hole is about....because i see a lot of articles about black hole but none of it i can understand so i hope somebody here can help me out by explain black hole from the fundamental level to me..or by Stephen William Hawking's theories........
     
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  3. Mar 4, 2009 #2

    Integral

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    Read A Brief History of Time and Universe in a Nutshell
     
  4. Mar 5, 2009 #3
    Are those books accessible to readers without a science background?
     
  5. Mar 6, 2009 #4

    Integral

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    Yes, they are written for a lay person.
     
  6. Mar 7, 2009 #5

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    A Brief History of Time actually provides a good first explanation into thermodynamics without presupposing any knowledge of physics, chemistry, or mathematics.
     
  7. Mar 7, 2009 #6

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    What an odd thing to say! I've read it several times and never thought it said much of anything about thermodynamics!
     
  8. Mar 7, 2009 #7

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    I could very well be going insane (or having poor memory, it's been years since my last read) but I seem to remember him describing entropy a good deal in the section about the arrow of time. There might be some other stuff about thermo in there but that was the part that stuck with me.
     
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