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On the Shoulders of Giants: The Great Works of Physics and Astronomy

Trade Paperback
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October 2003
About the book: 
The five classics of physics and astronomy are gathered together, reset in one reader's edition with informative and entertaining essays explaining the human and scientific side of each man's story. Stephen Hawking explains how such great men of science as Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton and Einstein built on the discoveries of those who came before them, and how these works changed the course of science, ushering astronomy and physics out of the Middle Ages and into the modern world.
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