|aGeorge 3 : George and the big bang /|cLucy & Stephen Hawking ; illustrated by Garry Parsons.
|aGeorge and the big bang
|aLondon :|bCorgi Children's,|c2012, c2011.
|a286 p.,  p. of plates :|bill. (some col.) ;|c20 cm.
|aOriginally published: London: Doubleday, 2011.
|aScience fiction. Eric is involved with a big experiment in Switzerland, looking to explore the earliest moment of the universe. But, there is a group of people who don't think this experiment should go ahead and are planning to sabotage the Grand Switch-on. Will they succeed? Whose side is Reeper on this time? And why does he want to speak to Annie and George so desperately?
生於1942年，劍橋大學數學與理論物理教授，許多人讚譽他為愛因斯坦以來最聰明的理論物理學家之一。著有《時間簡史》（A Brief History of Time），是出版史上的經典之作，銷售超過1,200萬冊，發行30種以上的語言版本。霍金自21歲就被診斷出患有運動神經元疾病，漸漸失去行動、語言能力，困坐輪椅，只能借助語音合成器與外界溝通。他在65歲生日時，許下能在有生之年上太空的願望。《勇闖宇宙三部曲》是他和女兒露西首度合力創作的一套少年科幻小說，不僅送給自己的孫子，也和全世界的孩子分享，打開無限大的宇宙視野。
史蒂芬．霍金的女兒，著有2本小說，也經常供稿給《每日郵報》（Daily Mail）、《每日電訊報》（Daily Telegraph）、《泰晤士報》（The Times）等媒體；除了在電視與廣播上出現之外，她也在世界各地為兒童講解太空旅行與科學知識。她的DNA被送上太空，保存在國際太空站上；這是為了防止人類意外毀滅而執行的「永生計畫」。露西2008年獲頒薩皮歐科學普及獎。目前與兒子住在劍橋。 STEPHEN HAWKING is Director of Research at the Institute of Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge; he held the post of Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge for thirty years. He is widely regarded as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein. In 2009 he was awarded the Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honour, by President Obama and has also recently been awarded the Cosmos Award for Outstanding Public Presentation of Science. His adult book A Brief History of Time has been a phenomenal bestseller worldwide and is now available in more than 30 languages.
LUCY HAWKING is the author of two adult novels, and has written for the Daily Mail, the Telegraph, The Times and the Evening Standard and has been a guest presenter and regular contributor on radio.