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Book Five of Johannes Kepler's great masterpiece on planetary motion is presented with an introduction by the ultimate authority on this topic, noted physicist and bestselling author Stephen Hawking. Modifying Copernicus's sun-centered model of the universe, Kepler's 1619 work went on to establish laws of planetary motion, forming the basis for Newton's discoveries some 60 years later. As part of our On the Shoulders of Giants series, this translation of the original edition of Kepler's monumental essay includes an insightful biography and a highly accessible summary putting into context the significance of Harmonies of the World

Synopsis:

"Book Five of Johannes Kepler's great masterpiece on planetary motion is presented with an introduction by the ultimate authority on this topic, noted physicist and bestselling author Stephen Hawking."

About the Author

Stephen Hawkings ability to make science understandable and compelling to a lay audience was established with the publication of his first book, A Brief History of Time, which has sold nearly 10 million copies in 40 languages. Hawking has authored or participated in the creation of numerous other popular science books, including On the Shoulders of Giants and The Illustrated On the Shoulders of Giants.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762420186
Editor:
Hawking, Stephen
Publisher:
Running Press
Editor:
Hawking, Stephen
Author:
Hawking, Stephen
Author:
Kepler, Johannes
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
History
Subject:
Astrophysics & Space Science
Subject:
General science
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
On the Shoulders of Giants
Publication Date:
20050103
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
900x600

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Science and Mathematics » Astronomy » General

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