The sleepwalkers: a history of man's changing vision of the Universe
Bringing the history of cosmology--from the Babylonians to Newton--to life in a masterly synthesis, Koestler shows how the modern world-view replaced the medieval world-view in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century.
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One of the best and most informative books I have ever read. An excellent book. I borrowed it from a friend but now I have to buy it and own it myself. It worth reading it more than once.
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Great on Kepler and the Galileo trial, far too light on ancients and Newton. Kepler's difficult path to the three laws is detailed in full, especially the breakthrough to the first law which is not ... Read full review
The Harmony of the Spheres
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