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Nicolaus Copernicus

Father of Modern Astronomy
Somervill, Barbara A. (Book - 2005 )
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Profiles the life and work of the Polish astronomer who believed that the planets revolved around the Sun and the Earth was not the center of the universe.
Authors: Somervill, Barbara A.
Title: Nicolaus Copernicus
father of modern astronomy
Publisher: Minneapolis : Compass Point Books, c2005
Characteristics: 112 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
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Contents: The center of the universe
A childhood in Poland
A long-term student
In the service of the church
Look to the stars
The Copernican theory
Late in life
A scientific revolution
Late in life
Life at a glance
Summary: Profiles the life and work of the Polish astronomer who believed that the planets revolved around the Sun and the Earth was not the center of the universe.
ISBN: 9780756510589
9780756508128
0756508126
0756510589
Branch Call Number: 921 Coper
Statement of Responsibility: by Barbara A. Somervill
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 108) and index
Subject Headings: Scientists Astronomers Poland Biography Copernicus, Nicolaus, 1473-1543
Topical Term: Scientists
Astronomers
LCCN: 2004019030
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