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The Treasure of Kepler, Jean-Pierre Luminet, 2009

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Tycho Brahe and Johann Kepler differed in everything: cradle, fortune, character and even their physical appearance. Hard to imagine two more opposing characters! And yet, chance is responsible for fostering a meeting between the two that, besides being passionate and violent, turns out to be almost cruel.

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Tycho Brahe and Johann Kepler differed in everything: cradle, fortune, character and even their physical appearance. Hard to imagine two more opposing characters! And yet, chance is responsible for fostering a meeting between the two that, besides being passionate and violent, turns out to be almost cruel. From this duel emerges a single winner: the great truth about the Universe.

Luminet tells the story of the life and discoveries of Johann Kepler and Tycho Brahe, and achieves a precise balance between fiction and scientific facts, which, in turn, are presented with exquisite rigor. Learning and entertainment in the same novel, to learn more about a crucial stage in the history of science.

Original title: La discorde céleste. Kepler et le trésor de Tycho Brahé. Les bâtisseurs du ciel. Translation to Spanish by Carlos Gómez.

First edition in Spanish, 2009. Hardcover Binding with Illustrated Cover. Format 16 x 24 cm. 494 pages.

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