A More Perfect Heaven

How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos

by Dava Sobel

A More Perfect Heaven

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How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos
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In her elegant, compelling style, Dava Sobel chronicles, as nobody has, the conflicting personalities and extraordinary discoveries that shaped the Copernican Revolution.

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Nicolaus Copernicus made the astounding claim that Earth revolves around the sun, not the other way around. He's seen here circa 1515. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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