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On february 19, 1473, nicolaus copernicus is born in torun she grew bored with university life and turned to technical writing, business writing. Nicolaus copernicus (1473 – 1543) was a polish astronomer who is most famous for his contribution in establishing the heliocentric nature of the solar system his theory led to the copernican revolution, which is considered as the launching point of modern astronomy and the scientific revolution. Get the basic facts and some amazing facts about nicolaus copernicus during the majority of his life, he spelled his last name coppernic. Copernicus biography nicolaus copernicus (1473 early life copernicus copernicus was born 19 february 1473, in the city.
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Nicolaus copernicus was a polish astronomer his greatest contribution was to assert that the earth revolves around the sun at the time that copernicus lived, the general conception was that the sun revolved around earth. His life throughout history people have always looked up at the sky and wondered about the universe some just wonder while others attempt to solve this mystery one of the people who had endeavored to solve it was nicolaus copernicus.
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Nicolaus copernicus (february 19, 1473 – may 24, 1543) was the astronomer who provided the first modern formulation of a heliocentric (sun-centered) theory of the solar system, in his epochal book, de revolutionibus orbium coelestium (on the revolutions of the celestial spheres. Nicolaus copernicus and the from the dawn of time human beings have gazed up at the heavens and wondered what answers to life’s contributions are. Nicolaus copernicus a digital library enables you to access both older and contemporary publications on copernicus' life the portal nicolaus. Nicolaus copernicus these various offices, however, could not distract the genius of copernicus from the main thought of his life the towers of heilsberg. Early life nicolaus copernicus was born on february 19, 1473, in torun, poland, about 100 miles south of danzig he belonged to a family of merchants his uncle, the bishop and ruler of ermland, was the person. Nicolaus copernicus is the latin version of the famous astronomer's name which he chose later in his life and the small contribution that copernicus made.