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Copernicus : founder of modern astronomy

Author: Catherine M Andronik
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, ©2002.
Series: Great minds of science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Denounced and ridiculed for his belief that the earth revolved around the sun, Copernicus is considered to be one of the great scientists for his contributions to astronomy and physics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Nicolaus Copernicus; Nicolaus Copernicus; Nicolaus Copernicus
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine M Andronik
ISBN: 0766017559 9780766017559
OCLC Number: 46683819
Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Awakening ideas --
Scholarly youth --
Radical theory --
Multitalented canon --
Labor of a lifetime --
Legacy of Copernicus --
Activities --
Chronology --
Chapter notes.
Series Title: Great minds of science.
Responsibility: Catherine M. Andronik.

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Denounced and ridiculed for his belief that the earth revolved around the sun, Copernicus is considered to be one of the great scientists for his contributions to astronomy and physics.

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