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Please write some more, Dava!,
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This review is from: A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos (Kindle Edition)
It's a pity Dava Sobel hasn't written more popular books on the history of science and astronomy, because I find her such a pleasure to read - meticulous research combined with an easy flowing style. I knew about the scientific importance of Copernicus, but knew next to nothing about his life nor about the political situation in Poland at the time, so this book supplied some great colouring in. It's also interesting that he was initially attacked more by protestants than by catholics.