Best Stephen Hawking books to know about the scientific origin of the universe

Stephen Hawking is well known for his work. He wrote "Theory of Everything" and "A Brief History of Time". He was a brilliant researcher. He was the Lucasian Professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge and was the master of the theory of black holes, general relativity, and quantum mechanics.


Here you will get some books about Stephen Hawking

The Illustrated A Brief History of Time / The Universe in a Nutshell - Two Books in One
Author: Stephen Hawking
Published at: 01/01/2007
ISBN: 0307291170

Stephen Hawking- A renowned author on English Physicist. He researched about black holes, general relativity, and quantum mechanics revolutionized human understanding of the cosmos. 

In this book, he uncovers the secrets of the universe from

  • Supergravity to supersymmetry
  • Quantum theory to M theory
  • Holography to duality.

This book provides the most understandable description of the physics and is an explanation of classical relativity and quantum mechanics for laymen that focuses on the origin and future of the universe.

This guide deal with

  • Relativity
  • Quantum theory
  • P-branes
  • Time travel paradoxes
  • Multiple dimensions and much more.


God and Stephen Hawking: Whose Design Is It Anyway?
Author: John Lennox
Published at: 13/05/2011
ISBN: 0745955495

In this book, John Lennox opposes the Stephen Hawkings theory. John Lennox presents his logical arguments that analyses the thinking of Stephen Hawking without any malice in the debate between science and Christianity. This book is well recommended to who want to know what Stephen Hawking believes and every high school junior, senior and college students.


This book covers many things. Some are

  • M-theory
  • Relativism
  • Free will
  • Scientific determinism and
  • Reductionism.


Stephen Hawking: An Unfettered Mind
Author: Kitty Ferguson
Published at: 03/01/2017
ISBN: 1250139368

Kitty Ferguson, the brilliant writer offers a sympathetic portrait of Stephen Hawking. In this book, she includes in-depth research and comprehensive picture of his life: his childhood, the heartbreaking ALS diagnosis when he was a first-year graduate student, his long personal battle for survival in pursuit of a scientific understanding of the universe and his rise to international fame.

She divided this book into five parts including Stephen Hawking's life story from childhood to death

Some topics are

  • "The quest for a theory of everything"
  • "Our goal Is nothing less than a complete description of the universe we live in"
  • "The realization that I had an incurable disease, that was likely to kill me in a few years, was a bit of a shock" 
  • "The big question was, was there a beginning or not?"
  • "The odds against a universe that has produced life like ours are immense"
  • "In all my travels, I have not managed to fall off the edge of the world" 
  • "It's turtles all the way down"
  • "The field of baby universes is in its infancy"


Stephen Hawking: A Biography
Author: Kristine Larsen
Published at: 31/10/2007
ISBN: 1591025745

In this book, Kristine Larsen a physicist and astronomer herself presents a candid and insightful portrait of Hawking’s personal and professional life. Larsen clearly tells the story of his challenging life and explains Hawking’s complex scientific accomplishments. In this biography, the author discusses his personal life with compassion, respect, and honesty.


This book provides the biography of his life. Key topics are

  • Destiny's Child: An Auspicious Birth and Eclectic Upbringing    
  • Scientist in training: the Oxford years    
  • Tragedy and triumph: deadly disease and dissertation    
  • Children and calculations: family man and theoretician    
  • "Stephen's changed everything": black holes aren't black    
  • Caltech and Cambridge: exploring new horizons    
  • Physics or metaphysics?: the "no-boundary" proposal    
  • Challenges and controversy: an unexpected silence and time's arrows   
  • The best selling book that "no one read": a brief history of time    
  • To boldly go: time travel and television    
  • Plays, P-branes, and polls: private lives and public pronouncements   
  • Books and bets: the universe in a nutshell and the end of a paradox    
  • Epilogue: Stephen Hawking: man vs. myth    
  • General relativity and cosmology    
  • The laws of thermodynamics and black holes.    


Stephen Hawking: Cosmologist Who Gets a Big Bang Out of the Universe (Getting to Know the World's Greatest Inventors & Scientists)
Author: Mike Venezia
Published at: 01/09/2009
ISBN: 0531213374

This book is beautifully illustrated and well-written for those who are Stephen Hawking fan. This book is also amazing to share and a great read with your children or grandchildren. This book contains hilarious, cartoon-style illustrations to complement the easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of the scientists' sketches and notebooks.

This is the best book for kids. They find a proper idea about the black hole



All About Stephen Hawking
Author: Chris Edwards
Published at: 01/01/2018
ISBN: 1681570947

Stephen Hawking is the author of A Brief History of Time which explained cosmology in non-scientific terms so that non-scientists could understand it. He was the former Lucasian Professor of mathematics at the University of Cambridge and was a brilliant researcher. This book is all about Stephen Hawking and is actually written for kids.


He is the expert in the following two fields:

  • Scientific origin of the universe and
  • Black holes





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