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Published by Compass Point Books .
Written in English


  • Copernicus, Nicolaus,,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • History - Renaissance,
  • Biography,
  • Poland,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology,
  • 1473-1543,
  • Astronomers

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7993911M
ISBN 100756508126
ISBN 109780756508128

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  On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres is the seminal work on the heliocentric theory of the Renaissance astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus (–). The book, first printed in in Nuremberg, Holy Roman Empire, offered an alternative model of the universe to Ptolemy's geocentric system, which had been widely accepted since ancient times.   In , Copernicus distributed a handwritten book to his friends that set out his view of the universe. In it, he proposed that the center of the universe was not Earth, but that the sun lay near it. Looking for books by Nicolaus Copernicus? See all books authored by Nicolaus Copernicus, including De revolutionibus orbium caelestium, and Three Copernican Treatises, and more on by Ptolemy, Nicolaus Copernicus, et al. | Jan 1, Hardcover Traictie De La Première Invention Des Monnoies De Nicole Oresme: Textes Français Et Latin D'après Les Manuscrits De La Bibliothèque Impeériale, Et Traité De La Monnoie De Copernic.

Nicolaus Copernicus - Nicolaus Copernicus - Publication of De revolutionibus: The presentation of Copernicus’s theory in its final form is inseparable from the conflicted history of its publication. When Rheticus left Frauenburg to return to his teaching duties at Wittenberg, he took the manuscript with him in order to arrange for its publication at Nürnberg, the leading centre of printing. Nicolaus Copernicus, – Reaction to Copernicus’s Book. The general feeling among astronomers who read and understood all of Copernicus’s book – the observations and the mathematics – was that this was the best book on astronomy for 1, years. It was the equal of Ptolemy’s Almagest – and that was very high praise indeed.   The ban on Copernicus's views was lifted in , and the ban on his book until It is worth noting, as Stanford University does, that the Catholic Church had . ASTRONOMY AND COSMOLOGY OF COPERNICUS occasions not mentioned in his published work. A book that must have been enormously important during Coper-nicus's formative years was the Regiomontanus Epitome of Ptolemy's Almagest. His personal copy of this book is lost, but perhaps it is still waiting to be recognized by some sharp-eyed scholar.

  For Copernicus, A 'Perfect Heaven' Put Sun At The Center In , when Nicolaus Copernicus made the astounding claim that Earth revolves . Nicolaus Copernicus, the Earth Is a Planet book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Here is the story of noted scientist and 4/5.   Nicolaus Copernicus is the main character in the book and he goes on this wild adventure to find this missing book that was taken from his university. it was also about Aristotle got throne in jail because of this idea in his head. he observed the moons of Jupiter and saw that they orbited Jupiter and not the Earth like the catholic says it does/5(63). Nicolaus Copernicus (19 February – 24 May ) was an know Copernicus for his ideas about the sun and the main idea was that our world is heliocentric (helios = sun). His theory was that the sun is in the middle of the solar system, and the planets go around it. This was published in his book, De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the revolutions of the Alma mater: Kraków University, Bologna University, .