Despite living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a severe, crippling disease, Dr. Stephen Hawking, the world-famous British physicist, has developed complex theories on the origin and future of the universe, black holes, and other phenomena of the cosmos.
BROWSE FOR BOOKS ON THE SHELF USING THESE CALL NUMBERS
Biography section under Hawking, Stephen
LOOK UNDER THE FOLLOWING SUBJECT IN THE CATALOG (CARD OR COMPUTER)
Hawking, S. W. (Stephen W.)
REFERENCE MATERIALS THAT MAY HELP (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)
Hile, Kevin, and E. A. Deschenes, eds. Authors and Artists for Young Adults, Vol. 13, 1994.
Matuz, Roger, ed. Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 63, 1991.
Moritz, Charles, ed. Current Biography Yearbook, 1984.
Trotzky, Susan, ed. Contemporary Authors, Vol. 129, 1990.
PERIODICAL INDEXES TO SEARCH (BOOKS OR CD-ROMS)
EBSCO Magazine Article Summaries
Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature
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VIDEOTAPES ON THIS TOPIC
A Brief History of Time. Gordon Freedman Productions, 1992.
Stephen Hawking: The Universe Within. Cabisco Teleproductions, 1989.
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION TO CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge University, Silver Street, Cambridge CB3 9EW, England.
SUGGESTIONS FOR NARROWING THIS TOPIC
Comment on the relationship between science and religion in Hawking’s philosophy.
Discuss the early life of Stephen Hawking and how it led to his professional success.
Discuss how Hawking copes with his physical limitations.
Examine Hawking’s black hole theories.
SUGGESTIONS FOR RELATED TOPICS
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease)
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