Watchers of the Stars: The Story of a Revolution / Edition 3

Watchers of the Stars: The Story of a Revolution / Edition 3

by Sir Patrick Moore, CBE, DSc, FRAS
     
 

ISBN-10: 1904275362

ISBN-13: 9781904275367

Pub. Date: 09/28/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This is the third edition by Sir Patrick Moore, one of the great presenters of astronomy in our time. It tells the epic story of the historical development of astronomy which caused a revolutionary change in human outlook, in its impact upon both scientific thinking and religious belief.

  • Tells the epic story of the historical development of astronomy

Overview

This is the third edition by Sir Patrick Moore, one of the great presenters of astronomy in our time. It tells the epic story of the historical development of astronomy which caused a revolutionary change in human outlook, in its impact upon both scientific thinking and religious belief.

  • Tells the epic story of the historical development of astronomy which had a revolutionary impact upon both scientific thinking and religious belief
  • A fascinating, well-researched story told in an exciting narrative
  • Third edition includes a new foreword, new illustrations and colour plates

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904275367
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/28/2009
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

The earth in space; The questioners; Copernicus – the doubter; The wandering scholar; De revolutionibus…; The master of hven; Circles or ellipses? Galileo – the experimenter; Telescopes and the sky; The storm gathers; The Dialogue; Confrontation!; Truth will out; Index.

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