The Great Astronomical Revolution: 1534-1687 and the Space Age Epilogue

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Horwood Publishing, 1994 - Science - 258 pages
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Contents

Foreword
7
The Earth in Space
9
The Questioners
23
Copernicus the Doubter
43
The Wandering Schohar
53
De Revolutionibus
71
The Master of Hven
87
Circles or Ellipses?
109
The Storm Gathers
167
The Dialogue 85
185
Confrontation
199
Truth Will Out
215
Aftermath
232
From Newton to the Space Age
234
Chronology of the Scientific Revolution
250
Index
252

the Experimenter
133
Telescopes and the Sky
147

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Patrick Moore was born on March 4, 1923. He is one of the most prolific authors of popular astronomy books. He began publishing astronomy books in 1950 and has been extremely active ever since. He is director of the lunar section of the British Astronomical Association and was director of the Armagh Planetarium in Northern Ireland from 1965 to 1968. Moore has been the host of a television program, "The Sky at Night," which appeared first on BBC in April 1957. He was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 1968 for his work in astronomy. Patrick Moore died December 9, 2012.

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