Nicolaus Copernicus (/kɵˈpɜrnɪkəs/; Polish: Mikołaj Kopernik miˈkɔwaj ... a
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Synopsis. Nicolaus Copernicus was born on February 19, 1473 in Torun, Poland.
Circa 1508, Copernicus developed his own celestial model of a heliocentric ...
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The Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was the founder of the heliocentric
ordering of the planets, which at the time was a revolutionary idea that stated the
Nicolaus Copernicus is the Latin version of the famous astronomer's name which
he chose later in his life. The original form of his name was Mikolaj Kopernik or ...
Nicolaus Copernicus was a Polish astronomer who put forth the theory that the
Sun is at rest near the center of the Universe, and that the Earth, spinning on its ...
Nicolaus Copernicus was the first to demonstrate that the earth orbited the sun, ...
emeritus of astronomy and the history of science at the Harvard-Smithsonian ...