The grand design / Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)

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Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)
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Unified field theories.; Cosmology.; Mathematical physics.
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General
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Along with Caltech physicist Mlodinow (The Drunkard's Walk), University of Cambridge cosmologist Hawking (A Brief History of Time) deftly mixes cutting-edge physics to answer three key questions-- Why is there something rather than nothing? Why do we exist? Why this particular set of laws and not some other?-- and explains that scientists are approaching what is called "M-theory," a collection of overlapping theories (including string theory) that fill in many (but not all) the blank spots in quantum physics. This collection is known as the "Grand Unified Field Theories."
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