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On The Shoulders Of Giants: The Great Works of Physics & Astronomy (Illustrated)

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On The Shoulders Of Giants: The Great Works of Physics & Astronomy (Illustrated)

by Stephen Hawkin

$25.00

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World-renowned physicist and author Stephen Hawking presents a revolutionary look at the momentous discoveries that changed our perception of the world with this first-ever compilation of five classic works of physics and astronomy.
 

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World-renowned physicist and bestselling author Stephen Hawking presents a revolutionary look at the momentous discoveries that changed our perception of the world with this first-ever compilation of seven classic works on physics and astronomy. His choice of landmark writings by some of the world's great thinkers traces the brilliant evolution of modern science and shows how each figure built upon the genius of his predecessors. "On the Shoulders of Giants" includes, in their entirety, "On the Revolution of Heavenly Spheres" by Nicolaus Copernicus; "Principia" by Sir Isaac Newton; "The Principle of Relativity" by Albert Einstein; "Dialogues Concerning Two Sciences" by Galileo Galilei with Alfonso De Salvio; plus "Mystery of the Cosmos, Harmony of the World, " and "Rudolphine Tables" by Johannes Kepler. It also includes five critical essays and a biography of each featured physicist, written by Hawking himself. Size 2.28" H x 9.03" L x 5.71" W, 1264 pages

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ISBN 9780762416981
Author Stephen Hawkin
Age Group No
Book Type paperback

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