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On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres (Great Minds Series)

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The Ptolemaic system of the universe, with the earth at the center, had held sway since antiquity as authoritative in philosophy, science, and church teaching. Following his observations of the heavenly bodies, Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543) abandoned the geocentric system for a heliocentric model, with the sun at the center. His remarkable work, On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres, stands as one of the greatest intellectual revolutions of all time, and profoundly influenced, among others, Galileo and Sir Isaac Newton.

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ISBN:
9781573920353
Translator:
Wallis, Charles G.
Author:
Wallis, Charles G.
Author:
Copernicus, Nicolaus
Author:
Copernicus, Nicholas
Author:
Wallis, Charles G.
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Location:
Amherst, N.Y. :
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Solar system
Subject:
Early works to 1800
Subject:
Modern - Renaissance Era
Subject:
Solar system Early works to 1800.
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern - Renaissance Era
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Subject:
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
science;astronomy;physics;non-fiction;history;mathematics;copernicus;16th century;classic;history of science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Great Minds Series
Series Volume:
no. 95-104
Publication Date:
19951131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
344
Dimensions:
8.37x5.27x1.02 in. .89 lbs.

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