They Changed The World : Copernicus, Bruno, Galileo

Rik Hoskin



In the 15th Century, most astronomers agreed that the Earth was the center of the universe. This idea dated back more than 1000 years, to the Greek astronomer Ptolemy, who stated that the Earth was motionless, and that all other heavenly bodies moved in complicated patterns around the Earth. This became the accepted view of the Catholic Church, an institution so powerful that few would dare to question it. Until Copernicus, Bruno and Galileo…

Learn the life stories of these three great minds, their struggles against authority and their great breakthroughs, which led to the triumph of science and humanity.

Language English
ISBN-10 9381182965
ISBN-13 9789381182963
No of pages 94
Book Publisher Campfire books
Published Date 24 Mar 2020

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Author : Rik Hoskin


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