The Day the World Discovered the Sun
- An Extraordinary Story of Scientific Adventure and the Race to Track the Transit of Venus
- Narrated by: Robert Blumenfeld
- Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 31-08-2012
- Language: English
- Publisher: Audible Studios
The Day the World Discovered the Sun tells an epic story of the enduring human desire to understand our place in the universe.
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By Andre A. Pinheiro on 07-09-2013
How they did it?
What made the experience of listening to The Day the World Discovered the Sun the most enjoyable?
It is amazing to know how people made an immense effort to measure the distance to the sun back then.
What was one of the most memorable moments of The Day the World Discovered the Sun?
The happiness of the observers when they finally measured the venus transit.
Any additional comments?
This is a book that inspire us to do better.
It is amazing to know that several centuries ago man was capable of such gigantic effort for the improvement of the mankind.