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Moving Heaven and Earth (Icon Science): Copernicus and the Solar System
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John Henry
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Moving Heaven and Earth (Icon Science): Copernicus and the Solar System

John Henry


9781785782695

Icon Books


Mathematics & Sciences;
History of science;
Solar system: the Sun & planets;
Popular astronomy & space


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192 pages

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Copernicus sowed the seed from which science has grown to be a dominant aspect of modern culture, fundamental in shaping our understanding of the workings of the cosmos. John Henry reveals why Copernicus was led to such a seemingly outrageous and implausible idea as a swiftly moving Earth.

By:   John Henry
Imprint:   Icon Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm, 
ISBN:   9781785782695
ISBN 10:   178578269X
Series:   Icon Science
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   January 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

John Henry is a senior lecturer in Science Studies at Edinburgh University. He is the author of Knowledge is Power.


`Contains a wealth of detail ... an ideal introduction to Copernicus' Morning Star

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