Views Of Earth From The Middle Ages To The Space Age

Picturing The Earth From Space

From Earth as the center of the cosmos to just a speck amid the vastness of space, Robert Poole, a historian at the University of Cumbria in the United Kingdom and author of Earthrise: How Man First Saw the Earth, takes us on a journey of how we've imagined our planet through the ages.

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