A Brief History of Time Topics for Discussion

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Characterize Stephen Hawking's personality as he reveals it in the book.

Of what importance is the uncertainty principle in quantum mechanics?

Investigate string theory and create a timeline of the major events in its history.

How might radiation be emitted from the event horizon of a black hole?

Why is the Vatican interested in what Stephen Hawking has to say about the nature of the universe?

What is entropy?

Why can a scientific theory never be proven?

What is a virtual particle?

What is a quark?

What are the roles of mathematics in physics?

Compare and contrast a theoretical physicist and an experimental physicist.

Why is the statement, "before the big bang" meaningless from the perspective of the general theory of relativity?

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