An Astronomer's Discovery of Cosmic Order Amid Religious War, Political Intrigue, and the Heresy Trial of His MotherBook - 2004
An exploration of the life of the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century mathematician and astronomer who discovered the three basic laws of planetary motion focuses on the witchcraft trial of his mother and offers insight into the impact of Reformation, Counter-Reformation, and other social upheavals on the modern world.
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, 2004
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 92 K443c 2004
Characteristics: 402 p. ; 24cm