A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos

Sobel writes about Copernicus, the astronomer who had the temerity to suggest that the earth revolved around the sun, and about Rheticus, the student who got De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium published (as Copernicus lay dying)

a more perfect heavenDava Sobel, the bestselling author of Longitude and Galileo’s Daughter, attempts a repeat performance with A More Perfect Heaven. This time, Sobel writes about Copernicus, the astronomer who had the temerity to suggest that the earth revolved around the sun, and about Rheticus, the student who got De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium published (as Copernicus lay dying).

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest