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 C ambridge 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