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    Nicolaus Copernicus wasn't only an exceptional scholar or a famed astrologist, but a pioneer who paved the base of space travel. Known mostly for his astronomical accomplishments, Copernicus also thrived in other fields such as medicine and economics. Cleary, Nicolaus Copernicus is the most influential person in european history because his accomplishments in economics, and astrology, and his strong will to defend his theories despite the population opposing him. Although Copernicus is considered “The Father of Astronomy”, he also had may accomplishments in the economical field. In 1491, Copernicus attended the University of Krakow to study art, mathematics, and economics. Nicolaus Copernicus is credited with creating the Quantity Theory of Money in 1517. His theory basically is the basis of money inflation. The theory says that the circulation and supply of money directly varies with the price levels. It is represented by the formula: Money Supply x Velocity of Circulation = General Price Level x Transactions. All of this means that as more money is introduced into circulation, the higher prices will be. This theory has definitely had a big impact on todays society and has been a controversial point as different countries introduce more money into their societies. Many argue that Nicolaus Copernicus’…

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    Nicolaus Copernicus At the beginning of the 17th century, Europe entered a new era of secularism that would eventually lead to the discoveries of the most significant moments in science history. Known as the scientific revolution, those scientists, astronomers and philosophers that took part made an effort to address disputes and answer questions of the universe, however challenging predetermined views. Nicolaus Copernicus was a polish astronomer whose major finding would change the worldwide…

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    and was later named the geocentric model. Two scientists that came later on changed the world's view of the solar system, these two scientists were Nicolaus Copernicus and Galileo Galilei. Yet the question still remains as to how they changed their and minds and eventually the world’s mind. People must change their mind when a figure of authority influences them to and when there is evidence behind the claim. Nicolaus Copernicus was a renaissance mathematician and astronomer who contributed…

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    Nicolaus Copernicus was an astronomer, mathematician, translator, artist, and physicist. Nicolaus Copernicus is the first astronomer to discover that earth and the other planets within the solar system all revolve around the sun. As before the discovery, astronomers believed that earth was the center of the solar system and everyone revolved around it. Therefore, based on Nicolaus Copernicus discovery, it has contributed to astronomical history Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer,…

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    Nicolaus Copernicus was one of the most innovative astronomers during renaissance, he is best known as “The founder” of modern astronomy. He became famous thanks to his studies on the sky and the revolutionary motion of the earth finding out that the theory of geocentrism, at that time the one believed truth by people, was wrong. Instead of it he proposed the theory of heliocentrism which, in contrast to the geocentric one, proposes the sun at the center of universe instead of the earth. After…

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    Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland in 1473 and died in the month of May 1543 in Frauenberg, Poland. Nicolaus’ main occupations consisted of being an astronomer, scientist, and mathematician but was also a doctor and painter. Copernicus studied at Krakow University, there he studied painting and mathematics. He then graduated from Krakow University and went to Italy, there he went to two universities, one called the University of Bologna, there he studied religious law and after…

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    The Renaissance was a time in Italy of rebirth with art, literature, and science (Frey 317). An advancement in the science field was astronomy. A great scientist named Nicolaus Copernicus had his theories and started up the growth of science in the Renaissance Era. Had it not been for Nicolaus Copernicus’ theories that the Sun was the center of the universe and that there is planetary motion, people would still think differently about the solar system we live in today. Nicolaus Copernicus’…

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    with technological advancements, such as the printing press, gave way to the Scientific Revolution. In which scholars would investigate better explanations and drive for precise observations about the universe. Amidst all the major breakthroughs during the Scientific Revolution, one theory in particular would redefine the way scholars would forever view the universe. This theory put forth by a polish cleric, Nicolaus Copernicus, became known as the Copernican Model. The Copernican Hypothesis…

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    scientific revolution was not an actual revolution because scientific discoveries were being made thousands of years in the past. However with deeper analysis it can be concluded that this time period was a real revolution due to the mental shifts it spread that allowed scientists to advance into the future, the new idea that collaboration leads to bigger discoveries, and the practical uses that allowed technologies to advance. In the 16th century a curious researcher by the name of Nicolaus…

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    An important topic is being discussed and it concerns Nicolaus Copernicus. Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Thorn, Poland on February 19, 1473. He was the son of a wealthy merchant. He studied mathematics, medicine, science and astrology at three different Universities. Nicolaus Copernicus later discovered many great findings about our solar system, but none of his discoveries were accepted until his death on May 24, 1543. Indeed there are many opinions about his contributions to the scientific…

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