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Michelangelo, Copernicus and the Sistine Chapel

A detailed examination of the themes, motifs and secrets held with Michelagelo’s masterpiece.

Galileo, the Impact of the Telescope, and the Birth of Modern Astronomy

Galileo would have dearly loved to explain to his examiners how his observations made belief in the Copernican system more intellectually respectable even though he had no irrefutable proof of the Earth’s motion, but this was an opportunity he never got.

The reception of Copernicus as reflected in biographies

The reception of Copernicus as reflected in biographies Kühne, Andreas Proceedings of the 2nd ICESHS (Kraków, Poland, September 6–9, 2006) Abstract Problems of the early modern Copernicus biographies The biographer of a person who was living in the 19th or 20th century is usually confronted with an abundance of material that he has to choose, sort […]

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