10 edition of Early physics and astronomy found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-296) and index.
|LC Classifications||QC7 .P4213 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 413 p. :|
|Number of Pages||413|
|ISBN 10||0521403405, 0521408997|
|LC Control Number||91027925|
His book, On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Bodies, which was published as he lay on his deathbed, was a key element in the beginning of the Renaissance and the Age of Enlightenment. In those centuries, the scientific nature of astronomy became incredibly important, along with the construction of telescopes to observe the heavens. Astronomy (from Greek: ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and uses mathematics, physics, and chemistry in order to explain their origin and s of interest include planets, moons, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and nt phenomena include supernova explosions, gamma ray bursts, quasars, .
To understand early astronomy we need to be familiar with various phenomena that could-and still can-be seen in the sky. For instance, it seems that some early people were interested in the points on the horizon where the moon rises or sets and Brand: Springer-Verlag New York. Astronomy was not always science-based. As soon as science found its way into astronomy and supplanted astrology, physics was the natural branch of science to described the objects observed in the sky. Advances in optics made the science of astron.
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Unfortunately, as you say, he didn’t like Copernicus, or Galileo for that matter. The only one he seems to really have liked was Kepler. So one reads his book sceptically. But it is a book that was widely read and it had a tremendous influence on people.
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