Uncentering the Earth
Copernicus And the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres
ISBN10: 0393329186 ISBN13: 9780393329186 Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Feb 1 2007 Pages: 295 Weight: 0.55lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
An analysis of the scientific and social impact of the Polish 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. Reprint.