Essays Tagged: "De revolutionibus orbium coelestium"

Ag Edwards

of the solar system. That is when Nicolaus Copernicus came along, and introduced the heliocentric model, which still holds true today. But remember we have only scraped the bottom of our knowledge of ... raped the bottom of our knowledge of the solar system. So who was Nicolaus,he was a young Polish student, studying astronomy, mathematics, medicine, economics, law, and theology. Copernicus worked on ...

(2 pages) 644 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Aristotle vs. Copernicus

e son of a physician to the royal court. At the age of 17, he went to Athens to study at Plato's Academy. He remained there for about 20 years, as a student and then as a teacher. When Plato died in 3 ... otle went to Pella, the Macedonian capital, where he became the tutor of the king's young son Alexander, later known as Alexander the Great. In 335, when Alexander became king, Aristotle returned to A ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Islam & Science

, 2014How Islam shaped knowledgeBy: Antoine El TayahIn 1543, Nicolaus Copernicus released his book "De revolutionibus orbium coelestium" (On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres). He mainly expres ... ry theory other experiments conducted by non-europeans. Precisely Muslims. In his book he even includes latin translations of Arab findings. In this documentary, conducted by BBC, Jim Al-Khalili goes ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine