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General
Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)
Hipparchus (c. 180-125 BC)
Hubble, Edwin P. (1889-1953)
Jansky, Karl (1905-1950)
Kepler, Johannes (1571-1630)
Newton, Issac (1642-1727)
Ptolemy (2nd Century AD)
Shapley, Harlow (1885-1972)
Hawking, Stephen (1942-1998+)


Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543)

Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543)

Nicolaus Copernicus was a Polish astronomer who worked on the heliocentric theory of planetary motion and who showed his dissatisfaction toward the Ptolemaic System

LINKS
A short biography of Nicolaus Copernicus with a picture
http://www.sjsu.edu/depts/Museum/copern.html

A biogrpahy of Nicolaus Copernicus and his theories
http://www.connect.net/ron/copernicus.html

Information on his life and work
http://www.intelligentchild.com/astronomy/copernicus.html

Info. on the life on Nicolaus Copernicus
http://faust.irb.hr/~dpaar/fizicari/xcopern.html

The Copernican Model...loads of diagrams on the work of Copernicus (incl. animated ones) and information on his work
http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/retrograde/copernican.html

A timeline of events that occured after the death of Copernicus, which he influenced
http://www.phys-astro.sonoma.edu/people/faculty/tenn/CopernicanRevolution.html

The Copernican System described including diagrams from his work
http://es.rice.edu/ES/humsoc/Galileo/Things/copernican_system.html

11 More Nicolaus Copernicus links
http://www.davison.k12.mi.us/academic/tuttle/copern.htm




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