Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus

Father of Modern Astronomy

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.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Compass Point Books, [2005], ©2005
ISBN: 9780756510589
0756510589
9780756508128
0756508126
Branch Call Number: 921 Coper
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm

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