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The Resource On the shoulders of giants : the great works of physics and astronomy, edited, with commentary, by Stephen Hawking

On the shoulders of giants : the great works of physics and astronomy, edited, with commentary, by Stephen Hawking

Label
On the shoulders of giants : the great works of physics and astronomy
Title
On the shoulders of giants
Title remainder
the great works of physics and astronomy
Statement of responsibility
edited, with commentary, by Stephen Hawking
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • mul
  • eng
Summary
The world-renowned physicist presents a revolutionary look at the momentous discoveries that changed the perception of the world with this first-ever compilation of seven classic works on physics and astronomy. Features landmark writings by some of the world's great thinkers, including Copernicus, Newton, and Kepler. Illustrations
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Texts translated from Latin, Italian, and German
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-2018
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hawking, Stephen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Copernicus, Nicolaus
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Kepler, Johannes
  • Newton, Isaac
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Physics
  • Astronomy
  • Physics
  • Astronomy
  • Copernicus, Nicolaus
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Galilei, Galileo
  • Kepler, Johannes
  • Newton, Isaac
  • Astronomy
  • Physics
Label
On the shoulders of giants : the great works of physics and astronomy, edited, with commentary, by Stephen Hawking
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543): His life and work; On the revolution 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 5 -- Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727): His life and work; Principia -- Albert Einstein (1879-1955): His life and work; Selections from The principle of relativity
Control code
ocm50632825
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 1264 pages
Isbn
9780762413485
Lccn
2002100441
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)50632825
Label
On the shoulders of giants : the great works of physics and astronomy, edited, with commentary, by Stephen Hawking
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543): His life and work; On the revolution 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 5 -- Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727): His life and work; Principia -- Albert Einstein (1879-1955): His life and work; Selections from The principle of relativity
Control code
ocm50632825
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 1264 pages
Isbn
9780762413485
Lccn
2002100441
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)50632825

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