Copernican Theory

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Nicolaus Copernicus/Archive 2 - Controversy
... At the Council of Trent neither Copernicus' theory nor calendar reform (which would later use tables deduced from Copernicus' calculations) were discussed ... Spina, who "expressed a desire to stamp out the Copernican doctrine" ... First Copernicus had assumed the motion of the Earth but offered no physical theory whereby one would deduce this motion ...
Copernican Heliocentrism - Copernican Theory - De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium
... preface by Andreas Osiander, a theologian friend of Copernicus, who urged that the theory, which was considered a tool that allows simpler and more accurate calculations, did not necessarily ... Cardinal Archbishop of Capua, urging Copernicus to publish his theory ... of earlier astronomers to agree on an adequate theory of the planets, and noting that if his system increased the accuracy of astronomical predictions it would allow the ...

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