Somnium: The Dream, or Posthumous Work on Lunar Astronomy by Johannes Kepler Download (read online) free eBook (PDF ePub Kindle)

Somnium: The Dream, or Posthumous Work on Lunar Astronomy

Somnium (Latin for “The Dream”) is a fantasy written between 1620 and 1630 by Johannes Kepler in which a student of Tycho Brahe is transported to the Moon by occult forces. It presents a detailed imaginative description of how the earth might look when viewed from the moon, and is considered the first serious scientific treatise on lunar astronomy. Carl Sagan and Isaac Asi