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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolaus_Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus was a Renaissance- and Reformation-era mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun ..... turned Protestant, but Copernicus never showed a tendency in that direction.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copernican_heliocentrism

Copernican heliocentrism is the name given to the astronomical model developed by Nicolaus Copernicus and published in 1543. It positioned the Sun near the center of the Universe, motionless, with Earth ...

www.answers.com/Q/Nicolaus_Copernicus_showed_that_the_universe_is

Nicolaus Copernicus showed that the universe is? ... Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland on the 19th of February 1473 · Nicolaus died on the 4 May  ...

www.nmspacemuseum.org/halloffame/detail.php?id=123

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 ...

www.space.com/15684-nicolaus-copernicus.html

Feb 19, 2013 ... In the early 1500s, when virtually everyone believed Earth was the center of the universe, Polish scientist Nicolaus Copernicus proposed that ...

www.famousscientists.org/nicolaus-copernicus

Lived 1473 to 1543. By publishing his evidence that Earth orbits the sun, Nicolaus Copernicus relegated our planet's status from center of the universe to just. ... He had read Regiomontanus, who showed Ptolemy had made errors. • He had ...

plato.stanford.edu/entries/copernicus

Nov 30, 2004 ... Nicolaus Copernicus (1473–1543) was a mathematician and ... Disturbed by the failure of Ptolemy's geocentric model of the universe to follow .... He noted that Ptolemy showed the moon to be at various times twice as far from ...

www.biography.com/people/nicolaus-copernicus-9256984

Apr 27, 2017 ... Nicolaus Copernicus was instrumental in establishing the concept of a ... of the universe and significantly influenced Copernicus's research.

en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Nicolaus_Copernicus

Finally we shall place the Sun himself at the center of the Universe. .... 465 Translation from German of the entry on Nicolaus Copernicus .... It was Copernicus who by his work showed us how fragile time-honored scientific conceptions can be.