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This is a very straightforward short recount of stephen hawking s ife told by himself it Hawking s Sister of My Heart life told by himself It beyond inspiring and iteft me in complete awe for this man but it was not full of sentimental heartfelt chapters describing his endless struggles in ife and his battle against his disability On the contrary this was #mostly facts facts facts with the occasional pondering here and there It was not at all difficult to read #facts facts facts with the occasional pondering here and there It was Not At All Difficult at all difficult read only had scientific talk when he described his accomplishments and the theories he worked on on cosmology and black holes and the such I m really glad i read this With the passing of the great cosmologist ast week it seemed fitting to read his autobiography as a way of appreciating the man a bit It s a very compact account of Hawking s Rescuing Gus life hitting the high spots without going into great detail One of the charming aspects for me was the inclusion of a fair number of personal photographs many supplied by Hawking himself and his sisterNumerous tributes to Hawkingast week referred to his sense of humour Unfortunately that didn t really come through to me in this volume I can also appreciate that he wanted to be known for than his ALS but I thought that a Class of 92: Out of Our League little detail about the disease would have been appropriate It seemed to me that his family especially his children got extremelyittle page time I didn t reuire a tell all or anything too detailed but knowing how the children turned out and what they chose to do with their Portrait of a Starter: An Unhidden Story lives would have been interesting I also wonder if they worry that they may have a predisposition to getting ALS themselvesTo be fair each person gets to be the star of their own autobiography Hawking concentr. Stephen Hawking has dazzled readers worldwide with a string of bestsellers exploring the mysteries of the universe Now for the first time perhaps the most brilliant cosmologist of our age turns his gaze inward for a revealingook at his own ife and intellectual evolution My Brief History recounts Stephen Hawking’s improbable journey from his postwar London boyhood to his years of international acclaim and celebrity Lavishly illustrated with rarely se. T about why this style may have come about and I have several #Theories Each May Play #each may play role Foremost he is a scientist and has given us the facts of his ife There was no embellishment because scientists don t tend to go for all that touchy feely stuffIt takes a ot of effort for Stephen to write He says explicitly that he manages three or four words per minute using his speech system This short autobiography translates to many hours of work Give the guy a breakHe is a private guy and would prefer not to have all his washing hung out Although you do get snippets now and then For instance when He Thought He Was Dying In The thought he was dying in the and his children were young he and his wife decided upon a future father and husband after he was gone The man that was selected moved in to get better acuainted with the children Stephen s condition did not go according to what the doctors predicted and months ater his marriage was over It is obvious he did this out of ove for his wife and children It is tragic as to how it turned outThe closest autobiography in style to this that comes to mind is Roald Dahl s Boy and Going Solo Both authors give brief tales that are full of facts and not much feelingsSo a nice uick read that gives us a ook of facts and not much feelingsSo a nice uick read that gives us a Moonrise look the personality and work that the amazing man has done over theast 50 or so years Just be careful about your expectations of what this autobiography will give you It will not give you an in depth warts and all account of his whole Fallen Angel: The Passion of Fausto Coppi life But still well worth the read if you are a fan or a fellow scientist interested in how famous academicsive and research It has given me the inspiration to move his other works up my to read ist. Challenges that confronted him following his diagnosis of ALS at age twenty one Tracing his development as a thinker he explains how the prospect of an early death urged him onward through numerous intellectual breakthroughs and talks about the genesis of his masterpiece A Brief History of Time one of the iconic books of the twentieth century Clear eyed intimate and wise My Brief History opens a window for the rest of us into Hawking’s personal cosmos. .


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Ates on what he obviously deemed the most important part of his ife his research Many of the details that I m interested in he probably decided were of his Alien Alpha life his research Many of the details that I m interested in he probably decided were his to tell In his beautiful autobiography Stephen Hawking focuses on his academicife details He didn t mention his #family than when it is necessary ike when talking about his childhood or his problems with his motor #than when it is necessary ike when talking about his childhood or his problems with his motor that affected his workThis book tells the very brief story of Stephen Hawking his childhood his youth the heyday of his career and the most interesting of all his process whilst writing his famed A Brief of History Also he mentioned his collaboration with Kip Thorne who is one of the producers of Intersellar my favorite movie of all time on Time Travel in "the ongest chapterstephen hawking was a brilliant scientist "longest chapterStephen Hawking was a brilliant scientist a genius theorist but above all a strong person who stood against all the odds and misfortunes he faced and despite his illness he found a purpose for his ife until he became one of the most acclaimed scientists of all time Thanks to Netgalleycom and Random House Publishing Group for a review copy in exchange for an honest reviewCross posted on my blog The Periodic Table of ElephantsI have never read any Hawking before gasp so what a place to start on his autobiography Titled My Brief History is really is brief and to the pointThe style of this autobiography is terse to the point and mainly about his academic achievements His children and wives get a brief mention which is reassuring with the only other personal story being that of the onset of his disability and the management of it Which is also brief in comparison to the rest of the storyI have though. En photographs this concise witty and candid account introduces readers to a Hawking rarely glimpsed in previous books the inuisitive schoolboy whose classmates nicknamed him Einstein; the jokester who once placed a bet with a colleague over the existence of a particular black hole; and the young husband and father struggling to gain a foothold in the world of physics and cosmology Writing with characteristic humility and humor Hawking opens up about the.