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Copernican revolution
Copernicus: Yesterday and Today*. (Proceedings of the commemorative conference held in Washington in honour of Nicolaus Copernicus, Vistas in Astronomy, Volume 17.) Edited by Arthur Beer and K. Aa.
Essays on Galileo and the History and Philosophy of Science
For forty years, beginning with the publication of the first modern English translation of the Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Stillman Drake was the most original and productive
Mathematical astronomy in Copernicus's De revolutionibus
When I first laid out the framework for A History of Ancient Mathe matical Astronomy, I intended to carry the discussion down to the last applications of Greek astronomical methodology, i. e.
The Empirical Foundations of Ptolemy's Planetary Theory
In beginning his consideration of the theory of the planets in Almagest 9.2, Ptolemy states that, just as he has already done for the Sun and Moon, he wishes now to show that the apparent, irregular
An Essay on Thomas Kuhn's First Scientific Revolution, the Copernican Revolution
Abbreviations: CR Kuhn, The Copernican Revolution ET Kuhn, The Essential Tension SR Kuhn, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions US Conant, On Understanding Science THE COPERNICAN REVOLUTION,
Copernicus’s Derivation of the Heliocentric Theory from Regiomontanus’s Eccentric Models of the Second Inequality of the Superior and Inferior Planets
A page of notes in Copernicus’s hand shows the origin of the numerical parameters in the Commentariolus from the Alfonsine Tables and provides evidence for the derivation of the heliocentric theory