Stephen Hawking | Literature Criticism Critical Review by John Preskill

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Critical Review by John Preskill

SOURCE: A review of The Nature of Space and Time, in Physics Today, July, 1996, pp. 60-1.

In the review below, Preskill describes The Nature of Space and Time as "a succinct and clear technical account of the penetrating work and thought of two of our most brilliant and eloquent scientists."

The clash between Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein over the meaning of quantum theory greatly clarified some fundamental issues, but to this day it is widely felt that their differences have never been satisfactorily resolved. It seems most appropriate, then, for two leading physicists of the current era to carry on the debate, and who could be better qualified than Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose? Arguably, the two most profound developments in general relativity since Einstein were the introduction of the global analysis of causal structure by Penrose an the discovery...

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