Watchers of the Stars
The Story of a Revolution
This is the third edition by Sir Patrick Moore, one of the great presenters of astronomy in our time. It tells the epic story of the historical development of astronomy which caused a revolutionary change in human outlook, in its impact upon both scientific thinking and religious belief.View full description
Astronomers, historians, and the general public
- Published: September 2009
- Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
- ISBN: 978-1-904275-44-2
Table of ContentsThe earth in space; The questioners; Copernicus - the doubter; The wandering scholar; De revolutionibusâ¦; The master of heaven; Circles or ellipses? Galileo - the experimenter; Telescopes and the sky; The storm gathers; The Dialogue; Confrontation!; Truth will out; Index.