DescriptionCopernicus, Polish-born astronomer, writes his manuscript The Little Commentary, where offers heliocentric model moving the sun to the center of the solar system
LocationKingdom of Poland
RateStrong importance (9)
Accordingly, let no one suppose that I have gratuitously asserted, with the Pythagoreans,the motion of the earth; strong proof will be found in my exposition of the circles. For the principal arguments by which the natural philosophers attempt to establish the immobility of the earth rest for the most part on the appearances; it is particularly such arguments that collapse here, since I treat the earth's immobility as due to an appearance.