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The Universe in a Nutshell Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.

Chapter 1, A Brief History of Relativity Abstract

* In Chapter One, Hawking gives his audience an overview of Einstein's life. Because of Einstein's work on the special and general theories of relativity, he became world-famous.
* It was Einstein's articles written in 1905, on humanity's conception of space, time, and reality, that surged him to the top of the...

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