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Copernicus was employed by the Church and was reluctant to publish work that contradicted the scriptures. Publication of his book was delayed until the year he died, 1543.

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Did Copernicus publish his findings?

Yes, in 1543, the year of his death.


Why was Nicolas Copernicus afraid to publish his work?

His ideas went against conventional thinking of the time, so many people would not have accepted it.


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In 1543 who published his views of Earth and other plants revolving around the sun?

Copernicus. He did it in a book entitled "On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres." Of course, Copernicus had completed his work much earlier, but was afraid to publish it in fear of persecution from the Catholic Church. As it turns out, a Protestant religious person got a hold of the manuscript before its publication and changed parts of it without Copernicus' consent.


Why did Copernicus never publish his theory?

He knew that the church would oppose his theories.


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