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
Author Stephen Hawking
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Publisher Running Press
Publication date
Media type Book
Pages 1264
ISBN 9780762416981
OCLC 50632825
Preceded by The Universe in a Nutshell
Followed by A 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. The book was published by Running Press in 2002.[1]

The book includes the full text of 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.[1]


  1. ^ a b Larsen, Kristine (2005). Stephen Hawking: A Biography. Greenwood Publishing. p. 120. ISBN 9780313323928.