Nicolaus Copernicus Quote

Those who know that the consensus of many centuries has sanctioned the conception that the earth remains at rest in the middle of the heavens as its center, would, I reflected, regard it as an insane pronouncement if I made the opposite assertion that the earth moves.


De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (1543)

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Those who know that the consensus of many centuries has sanctioned the conception that the earth remains at rest in the middle of the heavens as its...

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Those who know that the consensus of many centuries has sanctioned the conception that the earth remains at rest in the middle of the heavens as its...

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Those who know that the consensus of many centuries has sanctioned the conception that the earth remains at rest in the middle of the heavens as its...

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Those who know that the consensus of many centuries has sanctioned the conception that the earth remains at rest in the middle of the heavens as its...