Author(s): John Henry
Mathematics & Science | No Category
Copernicus sowed the seed from which science has grown to be a dominant aspect of modern culture, fundamental in shaping our understanding of the workings of the cosmos. John Henry reveals why Copernicus was led to such a seemingly outrageous and implausible idea as a swiftly moving Earth.
John Henry is a senior lecturer in Science Studies at Edinburgh University. He is the author of Knowledge is Power.