Brief Answers to the Big Questions

In Brief Answers to the Big Questions, the legendary Stephen Hawking delivers his final musings on the most pressing issues confronting humanity. As a world-renowned cosmologist and the author of the bestselling A Brief History of Time, Hawking’s insights have captivated millions of readers. Now, in his last book, he leaves us with his profound thoughts on topics ranging from the survival of our species to the existence of God.

Hawking’s parting gift to humanity is an intellectual tour de force that has garnered critical acclaim. Named one of the best books of the year by The Guardian and Wired, it’s a must-read for anyone concerned about the future of our planet. NPR describes it as “a book every thinking person worried about humanity’s future should read.”

Despite being diagnosed with ALS and given a mere two years to live, Hawking defied the odds and continued to push the boundaries of science throughout his life. He educated millions about the mysteries of the universe, including the origins of our cosmos and the enigmatic nature of black holes. But his contributions extended beyond academia; he became a revered voice on social and humanitarian issues, firmly believing that science holds the key to solving Earth’s problems.

In Brief Answers to the Big Questions, Hawking tackles some of humanity’s most profound inquiries. Will we survive as a species? Should we venture into space colonization? Does God exist? With his characteristic clarity and insight, Hawking offers thought-provoking perspectives on these timeless queries.

This brilliant book features a foreword by Eddie Redmayne, who won an Oscar for portraying Hawking in the acclaimed film “The Theory of Everything.” Nobel Laureate Kip Thorne provides an insightful introduction, and Hawking’s daughter, Lucy, contributes an afterword that adds a personal touch to this final masterpiece.

The praise for Brief Answers to the Big Questions is resounding. The Washington Post hails Hawking as “a symbol of the soaring power of the human mind.” CNN describes his final message as a hopeful one, and The Wall Street Journal lauds the book for its brisk and lucid exploration of the future of science and humanity. Quartz commends Hawking’s unflinching discussion of the threats posed by artificial intelligence and The Guardian calls it “effortlessly instructive, absorbing, up to the minute, and witty.”

In this beautiful last twinkle from a scientific luminary, Stephen Hawking’s Brief Answers to the Big Questions invites readers to embark on a profound journey through the cosmos and contemplate the challenges that lie ahead for humanity.