Nicolaus Copernicus

Introduction

The father of modern astronomy, Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was the first modern European scientist to propose that Earth and other planets revolve around the sun.

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Nicolaus Copernicus

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    History.com Staff

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    History.com

  • Year Published

    2009

  • Title

    Nicolaus Copernicus

  • URL

    http://www.history.com/topics/nicolaus-copernicus

  • Access Date

    October 26, 2014

  • Publisher

    A+E Networks