19th Feb 2013
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Nicolaus Copernicus, a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who proposed that the Earth is not at the centre of the solar system, as people had believed for hundreds of years. Instead, he formulated the heliocentric model of the solar system that we know today, which correctly demonstrates that the planets, including Earth, revolve around the sun.

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Nicolaus Copernicus, a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who proposed that the Earth is not at the centre of the solar system, as people had believed for hundreds of years. Instead, he formulated the heliocentric model of the solar system that we know today, which correctly demonstrates that the planets, including Earth, revolve around the sun.

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    He’s also Polish :)
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    La teoría de Galileo. Años más tarde, Galileo terminó por desarrollar una teoría opuesta al geocentrismo, llamada...
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