Nikolay Copernicus

Nikolay Copernicus

Polish astronomer, founder of the heliocentric system of the world, philosopher, physician
We regard it as a certainty that the earth, enclosed between poles, is bounded by a spherical surface.More Nikolay Copernicus quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:53]
Those things which I am saying now may be obscure, yet they will be made clearer in their proper place.More Nikolay Copernicus quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:40]
So far as hypotheses are concerned, let no one expect anything certain from astronomy, which cannot furnish it, lest he accept as the truth ideas conceived for another purpose, and depart from this study a greater fool than when he entered it.More Nikolay Copernicus quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:46]
The earth also is spherical, since it presses upon its center from every direction.More Nikolay Copernicus quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:01]
Yet if anyone believes that the earth rotates, surely he will hold that its motion is natural, not violent.More Nikolay Copernicus quotes [10/05/2011 01:10:57]

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