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Copernicus : founder of modern astronomy

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  • "Offers a brief introduction to the life of Copernicus, discussing how he invented the telescope, his development of the heliocentric theory, and his other contributions to astronomy and physics."
  • ""A biography of fifteenth-century Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, who theorized that the sun, not the earth, was the center of the universe and that all the planets, including the earth, revolved around the sun"--Provided by publisher."
  • "Denounced and ridiculed for his belief that the earth revolved around the sun, Copernicus is considered to be one of the great scientists for his contributions to astronomy and physics."

  • "Juvenile works"
  • "Biography"

  • "Copernicus : founder of modern astronomy"