Nicolaus Copernicus's Report

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Throughout history astronomers have contributed knowledge to understand the holistic picture of our universe. During 140 AD Claudius Ptolemy used geography to determine the position of planets, stars, and the sun. He finally concluded that our sun orbited earth basing his evidence with Aristotle’s philosophy of the universe. This theory was used for one thousand years because it integrated with society’s standards, yet Nicolaus Copernicus disproved this concept and published his new idea in 1544. Times where difficult to shed light on important matters which contradicted the population’s idea, Copernicus was extremely vigilant as he did not want to stir a riot and be punished for sharing the truth, so as I mentioned he published his work a
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