Some articles on world system, systems, chief world systems, world:
1543 – Nicolaus Copernicus publishes De revolutionibus orbium coelestium as an alternative world system to the Ptolemy's geocentric model causing subsequent questions to be raised ... Ptolemaic Systems used a compound microscope 1625 – Illustrations of insects made using one of Galileo's microscopes published 1630 – Completes Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems and subsequently ...
1 Chronicles 1630 include text stating that "the world is firmly established, it cannot be moved." In the same manner, Psalm 1045 says, "the Lord set the earth on its foundations it can never be moved." Further ... the writers of the Scripture merely wrote from the perspective of the terrestrial world, from that vantage point that the sun does rise and set ... The book, Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, was published in 1632, with formal authorization from the Inquisition and papal permission ...
Famous quotes containing the words systems, chief and/or world:
“Our little systems have their day;
They have their day and cease to be:
They are but broken lights of thee,
And thou, O Lord, art more than they.”
—Alfred Tennyson (18091892)
“The chief want, in every State that I have been into, was a high and earnest purpose in its inhabitants. This alone draws out the great resources of Nature, and at last taxes her beyond her resources; for man naturally dies out of her.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“I had the idea that there were two worlds. There was a real world as I called it, a world of wars and boxing clubs and childrens homes on back streets, and this real world was a world where orphans burned orphans.... I liked the other world in which almost everyone lived. The imaginary world.”
—Norman Mailer (b. 1923)