Uncentering the Earth
Copernicus and The Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres
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ISBN10: 0393059693 ISBN13: 9780393059694 Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Feb 1 2006 Pages: 295 Weight: 0.95lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.75" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
An analysis of the astronomer's pivotal sixteenth-century work traces how his challenge to beliefs about an Earth-centric solar system had a profound influence on the ways in which humanity understands itself and the universe.