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Copernicus' secret : how the scientific revolution began

著者: Jack Repcheck
出版商: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007.
版本/格式:   图书 : 传记 : 英语 : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed查看所有的版本和格式
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Nicolaus Copernicus gave the world perhaps the most important scientific insight of the modern age, the theory that the earth and the other planets revolve around the sun, and that the earth rotates on its axis every 24 hours--nearly everyone then believed that a perfectly still earth rested in the middle of the cosmos, where all the heavenly bodies revolved around it. A transcendent genius, Copernicus was also a  再读一些...
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类型/形式: Biography
提及的人: Nicolaus Copernicus; Kopernikus.; Nicolas Copernic; Nicolaus Copernicus
材料类型: 传记, 互联网资源
文件类型: 书, 互联网资源
所有的著者/提供者: Jack Repcheck
ISBN: 9780743289511 074328951X
OCLC号码: 144769776
描述: xvi, 239 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
内容: Prelude to future troubles --
The precursors --
Childhood --
Student years --
Warmia --
Before the storm --
The death of the bishop --
The mistress and the Frombork wenches --
The taint of Heresy --
The catalyst --
The Nuremberg Cabal --
The meeting --
The first summer --
Convincing Copernicus --
The publication --
The death of Copernicus --
Rheticus after Copernicus --
The impact of On the revolutions.
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Repcheck's riveting story tells of the enigmatic genius responsible for one of the most important scientific theories ever--and why it took several decades and a stranger's intervention before his  再读一些...

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