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Polish Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus Born In Torun

Today on February 19, 1474, Nicolaus Copernicus, the Father of Astronomy, was born in Poland. Nicolaus Copernicus was born in the beautiful and historic city...
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Galileo Galilei Publishes The Two Chief World Systems

Today on February 22, 1632, Galileo published his most influential book — A Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems. Galileo Galilei was an Italian...
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The Roman Inquisition Forces Galileo To Recant His Beliefs

Today on June 22, 1633, the Roman Inquisition under direction from Pope Urban VIII forces Galileo to recant his views on heliocentrism. Galileo Galilei was...

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