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Author Gigliotti, Jim, author.

Title Who was Stephen Hawking? / by Jim Gigliotti ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2019]


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 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Biography  J BIO Hawking    ---  Available
Description 106 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
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Series Who was--
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 106).
Contents Who was Stephen Hawking? -- Beginnings -- School days -- Bad news -- Finding a purpose -- New discoveries -- A book for everyone -- Celebrity status -- The human spirit -- Timelines.
Summary "Learn more about the renowned British scientist, professor, and author who spent his entire career trying to answer the question: "Where did the universe come from?" Stephen Hawking was born exactly three hundred years after the death of the scientist Galileo, so maybe it was written in the stars that he would become a famous scientist in his own right. Although he was diagnosed with a neurological disease at age 21, Stephen did not let the illness define his life. Known for his groundbreaking work in physics, and identified by his wheelchair and computerized voice system, Stephen continued his research until his death in 2018. He is best known for his black hole theories and his best-selling book A Brief History of Time. Stephen Hawking is an example of a person who had a great mind, but an even greater spirit"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018 -- Juvenile literature.
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Added Author Copeland, Gregory.
Added Title Stephen Hawking
ISBN 9780451532503

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