STEPHEN HAWKING was a brilliant theoretical physicist and is generally considered to have been one of the world's greatest thinkers. He held the position of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years and is the author of A Brief History of Time which was an international bestseller. His other books for the general reader include A Briefer History of Time, the essay collection Black Holes and Baby Universes, The Universe in a Nutshell, The Grand Design and Black Holes: The BBC Reith Lectures. He died on 14 March, 2018.
A beautiful book from a brilliant mind - Daily Telegraph Almost everything in Brief Answers is effortlessly instructive, absorbing, up to the minute and - where it matters - witty - Guardian The best, most mind-bending sort of physics: black holes, time travel, the origins of the universe - The Times It is that ultra-distinctive voice (modest, profound, sometimes very funny) that knits this book together - Sunday Times