Brief Answers to the Big Questions

Brief Answers to the Big Questions Review

Stephen Hawking was the most renowned scientist since Einstein, known both for his groundbreaking work in physics and cosmology and for his mischievous sense of humor. He educated millions of readers about the origins of the universe and the nature of black holes, and inspired millions more by defying a terrifying early prognosis of ALS, which originally gave him only two years to live. In later life he could communicate only by using a few facial muscles, but he continued to advance his field and serve as a revered voice on social and humanitarian issues.

Hawking not only unraveled some of the universe’s greatest mysteries but also believed science plays a critical role in fixing problems here on Earth. Now, as we face immense challenges on our planet—including climate change, the threat of nuclear war, and the development of artificial intelligence—he turns his attention to the most urgent issues facing us.

Will humanity survive? Should we colonize space? Does God exist? These are just a few of the questions Hawking addresses in this wide-ranging, passionately argued final book from one of the greatest minds in history.

Featuring a foreword by Eddie Redmayne, who won an Oscar for playing Stephen Hawking, an introduction by Nobel Laureate Kip Thorne, and an afterword from Hawking’s daughter, Lucy, Brief Answers to the Big Questions is a brilliant last message to the world.

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  • Florencia

    A few years ago, The Times newspaper ran a headline on the front page which said 'Hawking: God Did Not Create Universe'. The article was illustrated. God was shown in a drawing by Michelangelo, lookin...

  • Andr Oliveira

    In this book Stephen Hawking, possibly the last book written by him, answers some big questions and makes some predictions for the future taking into account the current state of science. How did it a...

  • Lou

    Having always had much admiration for the way Stephen Hawking has lived his life, overcoming adversity to become one of the brightest stars in our sky (pun absolutely intended), I was intrigued to see...

  • Bryan

    A total page-turner, this book is quite remarkable it gives you a sense of a personal interview between Dr. Hawking and the reader. The Big questions are:Is there a God?How did it all begin?Is time tr...

  • Richard

    "So remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there...

  • Dan Graser

    While this collection of essays and musings on a huge range of topics makes for stimulating reading, it's a bittersweet experience realizing this is the final trip through the wonderful mind of Stephe...

  • Giorgio

    Why 3 stars if the book is well-written?Well, there is NOTHING NEW.He just said again and again what he always said...Maybe it should be sold as "Hawking in 90 minutes" or "Hawking for Dummies"...Yes,...

  • Robert Yokoyama

    I bought this book because I admire Stephen Hawking and wanted to learn more about science. He asks questions in this book that I haven't thought of like what is in a black hole. There is no definitiv...

  • Senthil

    Wow. I feel I have become physically , intellectually & spiritually smaller after reading this book.An enlightening read on some of the biggest questions faced by the mankind, the book is true to its ...

  • H?i

    Hai Nguyen23 hrs · Cuốn sách thứ 100 (số đẹp) đọc trong năm nay tình cờ sao lại hay đến tuyệt vời. Không mấy nhà khoa học khi còn sống đã đạt được sự hâ...