On the Shoulders of Giants : The Great Works of Physics and Astronomy Paperback
"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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 1280 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 30/10/2003
- Category: Astronomy, space & time
- ISBN: 9780141015712
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Review by psiloiordinary
Exactly what it says on the tin. A quick slice of history followed by a seminal and historic work by the chap you have just learned a little about.A fascinating flick through but hard work if you want to do more than that.