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Read online On the Shoulders of Giants: The Great Works of Physics And Astronomy.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC On the Shoulders of Giants: The Great Works of Physics And Astronomy In On the Shoulders of Giants Stephen Hawking brings together the greatest works by Copernicus Galileo Kepler Newton and Einstein showing how their pioneering discoveries changed the way we see the world .

From Copernicus revolutionary claim that the earth orbits the sun and Kepler s development of the laws of planetary motion to Einstein s interweaving of time and space each scientist built on the theories of their predecessors to answer the questions that had long mystified humanity .

Hawking also provides fascinating glimpses into their lives and times Galileo s trial in the Papal inquisition Newton s bitter feuds with rivals and Einstein absent mindedly jotting notes that would lead to his Theory of Relativity while pushing his baby son s pram Depicting the great challenges these men faced and the lasting contributions they made Hawking explains how their works transformed the course of science and gave us a better understanding of the universe and our place in it by Stephen Hawking, Isaac Newton, Nicolaus Copernicus, Albert Einstein, Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei

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