17th March – Uncentering the Earth: Copernicus and The Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres

Nicolaus Copernicus lived from 1473 until 1543. He was born in Torun now located in Poland and died in Frombork, also in modern day Poland. Copernicus proposed the following: 1) The planets in our solar system (only Mercury to Saturn had been discovered in Copernicus’s life time) have the Sun as the fixed point toContinue reading “17th March – Uncentering the Earth: Copernicus and The Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres”