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On the Shoulders of Giants: The Great Works of Physics and Astronomy: Hawking, Stephen: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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On the Shoulders of Giants: The Great Works of Physics and Astronomy
On the Shoulders of Giants: The Great Works of Physics and Astronomy
Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
Published Date : 2003/10
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780141015712

BookWeb Price : AED 143.00

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Book Description

"On the Shoulders of Giants" tells a compelling story, using original papers from Einstein, Copernicus, Galilei, Kepler and Newton. Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking explains how these works changed the course of science, ushering astronomy and physics out of the Middle Ages and into the modern world.

Contents
Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543)of Heavenly Spheres. Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) - his life and work; "Dialogues Concerning Two Sciences". Johannes Kepler (1571-1630): his life and work; "Harmony of the World" book five. Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727): his life and work; "Principia". Albert Einstein (1879-1955): his life and work; selections from "The Principle of Relativity".