Bantam Dell has announced that Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Stephen Hawking will publish another book about "the ultimate mysteries of the universe" (via GalleyCat). Hawking is something of a celebrity scientist as a result of his mega-bestselling book A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes. The new book will be titled The Grand Design and be published Sept. 7.
In a review of The Universe in a Nutshell, Hawking's follow-up to A Brief History of Time, Michael Sims wrote that the "fun and accessible" book includes "such challenging topics as time travel, the reconciliation of Einsteinian relativity and quantum theory, and even the frightening possibilities in the inevitable co-evolution of biological and technological life."
In The Grand Design, you can expect to learn about "a single theory that can describe and explain all the forces of nature." Sounds intriguing—will you look for this book?
For more on Hawking, watch his TED talk on "some Big Questions about our universe."