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More Perfect Heaven: How Nicolaus Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos

Length: 7 hours


With the enthralling style that made Longitude and Galileo’s Daughter international best-sellers, Dava Sobel paints an unforgettable portrait of the Copernican Revolution. Encouraged by his German protEgE, Polish cleric Nicolaus Copernicus published his heliocentric model of the universe, tantalizing 16th-century mathematicians and scientists—and triggering a groundswell of opposition.

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