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The theory of Copernicus was revolutionary because at the time, people believed the Earth was the center of the solar system instead of the Sun.

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Why was Copernicus's theory revolutionary?

The theory of Copernicus was revolutionary because at the time, people believed that Earth was the center of the solar system instead of the Sun.


What did copernicus discover about the universe?

He discovered the revolutionary theory about the sun.


What was Nicolas Copernicus' revolutionary theory?

Sun is center of solar system!


What revolutionary theory did Nicolaus Copernicus publish in 1543?

The revolutionary theory Nicolaus Copernicus published in 1543 was the Heliocentric model of the solar system. Published in his book On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Bodies, Copernicus proposed that the Sun, not the Earth, was the center of the Solar System. The book wasn't published until Copernicus was on his deathbed because of the outrage he expected his theory to cause.


What is Copernicus Theory?

Copernicus' theory was that Earth is not the center of the universe and we revolve around the Sun.


What was copernicus' theory?

Copernicus' theory was that Earth is not the center of the universe and we revolve around the Sun.


What was Copernicus theory?

Copernicus' theory was that Earth is not the center of the universe and we revolve around the Sun.


What scientists performed in the Copernicus universe theory?

Nicolaus Copernicus


What is the Ptolemaic theory?

Copernicus.


What was Nicolaus Copernicus's theory?

Nickolaus Copernicus's theory was that we had a heliocentric cosmology or a sun centered solar system.


Who disagreed with Nicolaus Copernicus' theory and why?

The church disagreed with Copernicus's theory because it opposed religious beliefs.


How were the theories of Copernicus and Galileo similar?

Galileo did not have his own theory. He was a supporter of Copernicus's heliocentric theory and an opponent of the geocentric Ptolemaic theory. Eventually both theories were rejected in favour of Kepler's theory. But Kepler's theory uses the heliocentric idea from Copernicus's theory.

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