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Nicolaus Copernicus

Renaissance Project

Ayisha k

on 31 January 2013

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By: Shirin, Ayisha and Mahnoor Nicolaus Copernicus Ptolemy's Theory . "Aristotle." Oracle Think Quest. N.p.. Web. 22 Jan 2013. <http://library.thinkquest.org/28327/html/exploration/people/aristotle.html>. "Nicolaus Copernicus." Encyclopedia Briticanna. <http://www.britannica.com.elibrary.calgarypubliclibrary.com/EBchecked/topic/136591/Nicolaus-Copernicus>. Lowe, Lindsey, Tim Harris, Graham Bateman, Derek Hall, Briony Ryles, and Steve McCurdy. Technology Through the Ages- Medieval Period and the Renaissance. United States of America: Brown Bear Books, 2009. 76-79. Print. "Nicolaus Copernicus." Renaissance Scientists. N.p.. Web. 22 Jan 2013. <http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/projects/renaissance/copernicus.html>. Ripple Effect Effect Original Belief Aristotle's Theory Ptolemy Aristotle -math -astronomy -philosophy -Death of his dad About "Nicolaus Copernicus." <http://www.accessscience.com.elibrary.calgarypubliclibrary.com/content.aspx?id=M0090210>. Citations New Belief Change What did Copernicus was he an innovator? -February 19, 1473 Thorn, Poland -Raised by uncle -Education -astrology Why Nicolaus Copernicus Copernicus Copernicus' Theory Change? Information Images Definitions Retrograde motion Retrograde motion is when a celestial object (like a planet) appears to be going backwards through the sky. The object is actually still going forwards, despite what it looks like. How did his theory effect other fields? Astronomy Mathematics Aristotle. N.d. AristotleWeb. 28 Jan 2013. <http://library.thinkquest.org/18188/english/explore/famous/aristot.htm
Ptolemy's picture and thoery: http://galileo.rice.edu/sci/theories/ptolemaic_system.html
Copernicus picture and thoeory:
http://hopeinrhodes.blogspot.ca/2010/05/saints-alive-nicholas-copernicus.html solar system: Aristotle’s theory of the solar system. Animation. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Web. 28 Jan. 2013 "Those things which I am saying now may be obscure, yet they will be made clearer in their proper place."
-Nicolaus Copernicus Accomplishments Nicolaus Copernicus As you've probably learned by now,
accomplished a lot of things. Here's a recap: Sun:
Earth: Retrograde Motion De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium Thank you for watching!
We hope you enjoyed our presentation! :) Heliocentric Theory The astronomical model in which the Earth and planets revolve around a stationary Sun at the center of the Solar System.
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