By Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHORS
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FROM probably the most superb MINDS OF OUR TIME COMES A e-book THAT CLARIFIES HIS most crucial IDEAS
Stephen Hawking’s all over the world bestseller A short heritage of Time continues to be a landmark quantity in clinical writing. yet for years readers have requested for a extra available formula of its key concepts—the nature of house and time, the function of God in production, and the background and way forward for the universe. A Briefer heritage of Time is Professor Hawking’s response.
Although “briefer,” this publication is far greater than an insignificant rationalization of Hawking’s previous paintings. A Briefer heritage of Time either clarifies and expands at the nice topics of the unique, and documents the most recent advancements within the field—from string idea to the quest for a unified thought of all of the forces of physics. Thirty-seven full-color illustrations increase the textual content and make A Briefer historical past of Time an exciting and must-have addition in its personal correct to the good literature of technology and ideas.
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1 Discovery The similarity between electron and muon is a puzzle and raised the question whether further heavier leptons existed. e. particles carrying lepton number L, and L,, but with like sign of electric charge and lepton number [72GEOR]. These ideas stimulated searchesin neutrino-nucleon and e+ e- experiments. The production of charged heavy leptons at e+ e- colliders is fully specified by QFD (Eq. 4)) with the characteristic threshold behaviour for spin l/2 pointlike leptons of mass m. 5 GeV.
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A Briefer History of Time by Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow