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Four men who changed the universe

Author: Robert Silverberg
Publisher: New York : Putnam, ©1968.
Series: A Science survey book
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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Traces the progression of man's knowledge of the stars and solar system and examines in detail the work of four men who changed man's view of the universe: Copernicus, Tycho, Kepler, and Galileo.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Nicolaus Copernicus; Tycho Brahe; Johannes Kepler; Galileo Galilei; Tycho Brahe; Nicolaus Copernicus; Galileo Galilei; Johannes Kepler
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Silverberg
OCLC Number: 438775
Description: 255 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Sun in his chariot --
Universe of Ptolemy --
Copernicus moves the earth --
Copernican Universe --
Tycho of the silver nose --
Cosmos of Tycho Brahe --
Kepler --
Harmony of the world --
Galileo the stargazer --
Galileo versus the church --
On the shoulders of giants --
For further reading --
Index.
Series Title: A Science survey book
Responsibility: Robert Silverberg.

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Traces the progression of man's knowledge of the stars and solar system and examines in detail the work of four men who changed man's view of the universe: Copernicus, Tycho, Kepler, and Galileo.

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