View Full Version : Book Review: Heavenly Intrigue

2005-Oct-12, 11:53 AM
Great scientists don't necessarily make for great people. One reportedly never took a bath in his long life. Many were so anti-social as to have their mental stability questioned. Sordid character traits often set them well apart from peers and students. Joshua Gilder and Anne-Lee Gilder explore this avenue in their book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1400031761/universetoday/102-2304795-8980157?%5Fencoding=UTF8&camp=1789&link%5Fcode=xm2"><em>Heavenly Intrigue</em></a>. In it, they bring to life the olden times of Europe and two great astronomers, Johannes Kepler and Tycho Brahe. Then, step by step, they lead the reader onto a great scientific undertaking that might have its roots in a less than great murder.

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