On the Shoulders of Giants (book)

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On the Shoulders of Giants
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Cover of On the Shoulders of Giants by Stephen Hawking
AuthorStephen Hawking
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
PublisherRunning Press
Publication date
2002
Media typeBook
Pages203
ISBN9780762416981
OCLC50632825
Preceded byThe Universe in a Nutshell 
Followed byA Briefer History of Time 

On the Shoulders of Giants: The Great Works of Physics and Astronomy is a compilation of scientific texts edited and with commentary by the British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking.[1] The book was published by Running Press in 2002.[2]

Content[edit]

The book includes selections from the following works in English:

The book also includes five critical essays by Hawking and Hawking's biographies of the five scientists whose works are included.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "On the Shoulders of Giants: The Great Works of Physics And Astronomy". Goodreads. goodreads.com. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b Larsen, Kristine (2005). Stephen Hawking: A Biography. Greenwood Publishing. p. 120. ISBN 9780313323928.