The Hunt for Vulcan by Thomas Levenson

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The Hunt for Vulcan

An elegant and entertaining account explaining the strange history of the (non-existent) Planet Vulcan, which confounded the 19th century's brightest minds.

'Packed with colourful anecdotes, this is a vivid, well-paced and thoroughly enjoyable tale of human delusion and ultimate scientific triumph' Marcus Chown, author of Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You and The Afterglow of Creation.

An elegant and entertaining account explaining the strange history of the (non-existent) Planet Vulcan, which confounded the 19th century's brightest minds.

'Packed with colourful anecdotes, this is a vivid, well-paced and thoroughly enjoyable tale of human delusion and ultimate scientific triumph' Marcus Chown, author of Quantum Theory Cannot Hurt You and The Afterglow of Creation.
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