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Nicholas Copernicus and the founding of modern astronomy

Author: Todd Goble
Publisher: Greensboro, N.C. : Morgan Reynolds Pub., [©2004]
Series: Renaissance scientists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the life and work of the famous sixteenth-century Polish astronomer.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Nicolaus Copernicus; Nicolaus Copernicus; Nicolaus Copernicus
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todd Goble
ISBN: 1883846994 9781883846992
OCLC Number: 51977765
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Born at the right time --
From Koppernigk to Copernicus --
The perks of the office --
The return to Italy --
The wages of nepotism --
The duties of the canon --
The astronomer emerges --
On revolutions --
An elder canon --
Publication --
The retreat of the stars.
Series Title: Renaissance scientists.
Responsibility: Todd Goble.

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Presents the life and work of the famous sixteenth-century Polish astronomer.

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