The Future of Theoretical Physics and Cosmology - Celebrating Stephen Hawking's 60th Birthday | |

Gibbons (G.W.), Shellard (E.P.S.) & Rankin (S.J.) | |

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**BOOK ABSTRACT: **__CUP Abstract__

- Based on lectures given in honor of Stephen Hawking's 60th birthday, this book comprises contributions from the world's leading theoretical physicists.
- Popular lectures progress to a critical evaluation of more advanced subjects in modern cosmology and theoretical physics.
- Topics covered include
- the origin of the universe,
- warped spacetime,
- cosmological singularities,
- quantum gravity,
- black holes,
- string theory,
- quantum cosmology and
- inflation.

- The volume provides a fascinating overview of the variety of subjects to which Stephen Hawking has contributed.

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