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By: SW Hawking
Stephen Hawking brings together the greatest works by Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton and Einstein, showing how their pioneering discoveries changed the way we see the world. From Copernicus' revolutionary claim that the Earth orbits the sun and Kepler's development of the laws of planetary motion, Einstein's interweaving of time and space, each scientist built on the theories of his predecessors to answer the questions that had long mystified humanity. Hawking also provides glimpses into their lives and times - Galileo's trial in the Papal inquisition, Newton's bitter feuds with rivals and Einstein absent-mindedly jotting notes that would lead to his Theory of Relativity while pushing his baby son's pram. Depicting the great challenges these men faced and the lasting contributions they made, Hawking explains how their works transformed the course of science - and gave us a better understanding of the universe and our place in it.
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