This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Stephen Hawking - This character is the author of the book and an esteemed theoretical physicist.
Albert Einstein - This character's famous equation is energy equals mass times the speed of light squared.
Max Planck - This character's idea of quanta led to quantum mechanics.
Sir Isaac Newton - This character formulated several laws of physics, including gravity.
Aristotle - This character was the first purely theoretical scientist.
Ptolemy - This character's view of the universe, that is was filled with spheres with the sun in the middle, was supported by the Catholic...
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