Copernicus: A Very Short Introduction - Gingerich, Owen (Professor Emeritus of Astronomy and History of Scie
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In this Very Short Introduction, leading historian of science Owen Gingerich offers a fascinating portrait of Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), who developed the concept of a heliocentric universe and is a pivotal figure in the birth of modern science.

Produktbeschreibung
In this Very Short Introduction, leading historian of science Owen Gingerich offers a fascinating portrait of Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), who developed the concept of a heliocentric universe and is a pivotal figure in the birth of modern science.
  • Produktdetails
  • Very Short Introductions
  • Verlag: Oxford University Press Inc
  • Seitenzahl: 120
  • Erscheinungstermin: 11. August 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 173mm x 113mm x 15mm
  • Gewicht: 100g
  • ISBN-13: 9780199330966
  • ISBN-10: 0199330964
  • Artikelnr.: 44990146
Autorenporträt
Owen Gingerich is Senior Astronomer Emeritus at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and Professor Emeritus of Astronomy and History of Science at Harvard University. One of the leading experts on Copernicus, he is the author of numerous books, including The Eye of Heaven: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler and The Book Nobody Read: Chasing the Revolutions of Nicolaus Copernicus.
Inhaltsangabe
Prologue
1. Ptolemy's Legacy
2. Polish Politics
3. Italian Sojourn
4. Inventing the Solar System
5. Publishing the Solar System
6. Who Would Believe It?
References
Further reading
Index