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Author:  Jim Watters [ Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:42 pm ]
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Please follow the links the Wikipedia to read more.

Stephen William Hawking: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Hawking

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Stephen William Hawking, CH, CBE, FRS, FRSA (born 8 January 1942) is an English theoretical physicist and cosmologist, whose scientific career spans over forty years. His books and public appearances have made him an academic celebrity. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a lifetime member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and in 2009 was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States. More...


Leonard Mlodinow: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonard_Mlodinow

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Leonard Mlodinow is a physicist and author. Mlodinow was born in Chicago, Illinois, of parents who were both Holocaust survivors. His father, who spent more than a year in the Buchenwald death camp, had been a leader in the Jewish resistance under Nazi rule in his hometown of Częstochowa, Poland. As a child, Mlodinow was interested in both mathematics and chemistry, and while in high school was tutored in organic chemistry by a professor from the University of Illinois. More...

Author:  Jim Watters [ Sun Oct 17, 2010 7:04 pm ]
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My favorite podcast, The John Batchelor Show, interviewed Leonard Mlodinow last night about the book.

It's on the second half of this podcast hour.

And continues on the first half of this podcast hour.

Author:  Jim Watters [ Sun Oct 17, 2010 7:56 pm ]
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Oh, and the second half of the second podcast is an interview with a physicist book writer about particle physics, the LHC at CERN, and the Higgs Boson!

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