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. 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.

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  • On the Shoulders of Giants: The Great Works of Physics and Astronomy (título no Brasil: Os Gênios da Ciência: Sobre os Ombros de Gigantes, título em Portugal: Aos Ombros de Gigantes: As Grandes Obras da Física e Astronomia) é uma compilação de textos científicos editados e com comentários do físico teórico britânico Stephen Hawking. A versão original do livro foi publicada em 2002 pela Running Press. No livro constam textos de Nicolau Copérnico, Galileu Galilei, Johannes Kepler, Isaac Newton e Albert Einstein. (pt)
  • 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. The book includes the full text of the following works in English: * On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres by Nicolaus Copernicus, which explains Copernicus' theory of heliocentrism: that the Sun, rather than Earth, lies in the center of the universe * Mystery of the Cosmos, Harmony of the World and Rudolphine Tables by Johannes Kepler, which describes Kepler's theories and observations in astronomy * Two New Sciences by Galileo Galilei explains Galileo's discoveries in physics * Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy) by Sir Isaac Newton * The Principle of Relativity by Albert Einstein The book also includes five critical essays by Hawking and Hawking's biographies of the five scientists whose works are included. (en)
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  • On the Shoulders of Giants: The Great Works of Physics and Astronomy (título no Brasil: Os Gênios da Ciência: Sobre os Ombros de Gigantes, título em Portugal: Aos Ombros de Gigantes: As Grandes Obras da Física e Astronomia) é uma compilação de textos científicos editados e com comentários do físico teórico britânico Stephen Hawking. A versão original do livro foi publicada em 2002 pela Running Press. No livro constam textos de Nicolau Copérnico, Galileu Galilei, Johannes Kepler, Isaac Newton e Albert Einstein. (pt)
  • 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. 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. (en)
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