Scientific Publication: ‘Thermodynamics of black holes in anti - de Sitter space’

Made:
1983 in Berlin state
maker:
Stephen Hawking
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Offprint, ‘Thermodynamics of black holes in anti - de Sitter space’

Part of Stephen Hawking's Office collection, but not coming directly from the office, are a collection of offprints of varied publications authored by him over the years. Offprints are distributed by publishers to authors as complimentary copies of their work, most often as stand-alone booklets of larger collectively authored publications such as journal issues or encyclopedias. Until the 1990s, these were one of the main ways for authors to quickly distribute their first issue to close acquaintances. With the advent of photocopying and digital publishing, their value has become largely symbollic, as the proof of finished work.

Details

Category:
Stephen Hawking Office
Collection:
Stephen Hawking’s Office
Object Number:
2021-561/334
Materials:
paper (fibre product), ink and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall: 242 mm x 165 mm
overall (in melinex sleeve): 280 mm x 216 mm .03 kg
type:
article
credit:
Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by H M Government from the Estate of Stephen Hawking and allocated to the Science Museum, 2021