The Copernican Revolution and the Size of the Universe

  title={The Copernican Revolution and the Size of the Universe},
  author={T. Lu and Helmer Aslaksen},
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 

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