The Kingdom of the Sun Author:Isaac Asimov With that marvelous gift of clarity that has made him the foremost science writer of our day, Isaac Asimov takes the reader on a glorious adventure into the solar system. He gazes with us at the night sky and summons the awe of primitive man. He reminds us that the Greeks, observing the movements of the planets, developed an earth-centered conce... more »pt of the universe. Dr. Asimov then shows the changing comprehension of the planetary system from Ptolemy to Copernicus, from Newton to Einstein. This growing awareness of the universe is one of the greatest adventures the mind of man has known, and Dr. Asimov tells the story splendidly.
(Revised and enlarged version of the Abelard- Schuman edition; LC Catalog Card number 62-12071.)« less