Isaac A



What would Isaac have said
about our own idea of the
solar system?

Speech 1

"All your astronomy books show the system in the same inadequate way ..."

... says Isaac.

Speech 2

"... as a flat, horizontal disc, that presumably flies through space like a frisbee!"

Speech 3

"What happens when you reach the edge?


What is this? Some kind of latter-day flat-earth mentality? Shame on you!"

Speech 4

"No, no, no! In order to understand the actual movement of the solar system in relation to the galaxy as a whole, the disc must first be raised upright ..."

  Speech 5

"Then a line must be drawn from the centre of the solar system to the centre of the galaxy (GC) ..."


"Give it a shove forward and see what happens ..."    NEXT