A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos

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During the 1530s, rumours of a potentially revolutionary theory of how the heavens worked emanating from a small city in Poland began to spread throughout Europe. The architect of this theory was a Polish cleric named Nicolaus Copernicus. In around 1514 Copernicus had written and hand-copied an initial outline of his heliocentric theory, in which he placed the Sun, not the Earth, at the centre of our universe, with the planets, including the Earth, revolving about it. Titled his Commentariolus, it circulated among a very ...

A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionised the Cosmos 2012, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

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