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 person taught mathematics and physics at Cambridge for thirty years and suffers from a type of Lou Gehrig's disease.
Albert Einstein - This person was a theoretical physicist whose contributions to physics laid the foundations for general relativity.
Roger Penrose - This person has co-authored a number of important papers about black holes.
Kip Thorne - This American theoretical physicist has aided humanity's understanding of gravitational physics and astrophysics.
Isaac Newton - This seventeenth and eighteenth century physicist and mathematician invented calculus.
Hawking's Students - These people...
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