Profile of the Day: Nicolaus Copernicus

Posted February 19, 2013 by Amanda | No Comment

Nicolaus Copernicus

On February 19, 1473, astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland. Copernicus’s revolutionary concept of a heliocentric solar system, which identified the sun as the center of the solar system, significantly changed scientific thinking. His theories laid the basis for the coming of the Scientific Revolution.

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