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Copernicus

Author: Jack Repcheck
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the story of the enigmatic scientist while revealing how he was able to make his pivotal discovery about how the Earth revolves around the sun in spite of limited technology and the obscure belief systems of his contemporaries.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nicolaus Copernicus; Nicolaus Copernicus
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Repcheck
ISBN: 9780743289511 074328951X
OCLC Number: 226096707
Description: p. cm.
Responsibility: Jack Repcheck.
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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  Read more...

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