The Day the Universe Changed

The Day the Universe Changed

James Burke


within the Day the Universe replaced, James Burke examines 8 sessions in historical past while our view of the area shifted dramatically: within the 11th century, while impressive discoveries have been made via Spanish crusaders; in fourteenth-century Florence, the place point of view in portray emerged; within the 15th century, whilst the appearance of the printing press shook the principles of an oral society; within the 16th century, while gunnery advancements brought on the start of recent technological know-how; within the early eighteenth century, while sizzling English summers triggered the commercial Revolution; within the battlefield surgical procedure stations of the French progressive armies, the place humans first turned facts; within the 19th century, whilst the invention of dinosaur fossils ended in the idea of evolution; and within the 1820s, whilst electric experiments heralded the top of clinical walk in the park. according to the preferred tv documentary sequence, The Day the Universe replaced is a bestselling background that demanding situations the reader to make a decision no matter if there's absolute wisdom to find - or no matter if the universe is "ultimately what we are saying it is."

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