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Galileo Galilei: Historical Astronomers in Context

Galileo Galilei: born Feb. 15 1564 ; died Jan. 8 1642 December 1613: Galileo finds evidence that supports the Copernican system of a heliocentric Solar System, saying that the ocean tides increase and decrease according to the rotation of Earth on its axis and Earth’s revolution around the sun. April 12, 1633: Galileo is put … Continue reading Galileo Galilei: Historical Astronomers in Context Continue reading

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Historical Astronomers in Context

Nicholas Copernicus was born February 19, 1473 and died May 24, 1543. Galileo Galilei was born February 15, 1566 and died January 8, 1642. Johannes Kepler was born December 27, 1571 and died November 15, 1630. Isaac Newton was born December 25, 1642 and died March 20, 1726. Tycho Brahe was born December 14, 1546 […] Continue reading

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