Thoughts on: A More Perfect Heaven by Dava Sobel
4 Stars , Fiction , Latest Posts , Non-Fiction / December 8, 2011

About: A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos by Dava Sobel is part fiction part non-fiction book. The book includes a play in two acts in the middle. 288 pages Publisher: Walker & Company ISBN: 0802717934 My rating for A More Perfect Heaven – 4 Buy & Save on A More Perfect Heaven through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: Ama­zon | Kin­dle| Book Depos­i­tory US | Book Depos­i­tory UK More books by Dava Sobel Thoughts: A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos by Dava Sobel (website) is a very readable book about reclusive cleric Nicolaus Copernicus. The historical narrative and introduction (for me) to the Poland Copernicus lived in were very interesting. I am fascinated by writings about these super-geniuses which have changed the world we live in, stood up to norms and the effects of their discoveries still affect our daily lives. Part of me knows that I will never understand their actual writings, most of it looks like Greek to me and, of course, some of it is in actual Greek. “[T]he counter-revolution that sprang up in immediate reaction to Copernicus’s ideas also continues to make waves. State and local governments still claim the right to control what can be taught of scientific theories…

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