The Copernican Revolution and the Size of the Universe

@inproceedings{Lu2008TheCR,
  title={The Copernican Revolution and the Size of the Universe},
  author={T. Lu and Helmer Aslaksen},
  year={2008}
}
The purpose of this project is to discuss the astronomical development from the heliocentric theory to the geocentric theory. The main goal is to eliminate the common misconception that the Copernican system simply entails a change in the frame of reference from the Ptolemaic system. In particular, we will show how the Copernican system allows us to determine the size of the Universe (in terms of the Sun-Earth distance) and the order of the planets. Student Associate Professor 1 

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 references

Copernicus Decoded

G. Giorgio
The Mathematical Intelligencer, • 2005

The Epitome of Copernican Astronomy & Harmonies of the World, Prometheus Books, New York

J. Kepler
1995

1971),“Nicholas Copernicus, a Biography

R. Edward
Three Copernican Treatises, • 1971

Nicholas Copernicus , a Biography ”

R. Edward.
Three Copernican Treatises • 1971

The Copernican Revolution - Planetary Astronomy in the Development of Western Thought

T. S. Kuhn
1957

Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, University of California Press, Berkeley

G. Galilei
1953

The Origins of Modern Science, Bell and Sons Ltd, London

H. Butterfield
1949

A History of Astronomy From Thales to Kepler

J.L.E. Dreyer
1906

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…