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Author Gingerich, Owen.

Title The book nobody read : chasing the revolutions of Nicolaus Copernicus / Owen Gingerich.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Books, 2005.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  520 GIN    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 306 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: Walker, 2004.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-288) and index.
Contents A day in court -- The chase begins -- In the steps of Copernicus -- The lenten pretzel and the Epicycles myth -- "Embellished by a distinguished man" -- The moment of truth -- The Wittich connection -- Bigger books linger longer -- Forbidden games -- The hub of the universe -- The invisible college -- Planetary influences -- Sophisticated ladies -- The iron curtain : before and after -- Putting the census to bed.
Subject Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543. De revolutionibus orbium coelestium.
Astronomy -- Early works to 1800.
Cosmology -- Early works to 1800.
ISBN 0143034766 paperback

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