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NICOLAUS COPERNICUS
NICOLAUS COPERNICUS
Poland (1473 - 1543)
Nicolaus Copernicus was the first astronomer to formulate a scientifically based heliocentric cosmology that displaced the Earth from the center of the universe. His epochal book, De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres), is often regarded as the starting point of modern astronomy and the defining epiphany that began the Scientific Revolution.
 

Enjoy these insightful and educational video clips drawn from over 70 hours of interviews with the world's leading figures in astronomy, shot during the filming of 400 Years of the Telescope.

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Alexei Filippenko

KAIT: two teams in the 1990s (Part 2)
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

KAIT and amateur astronomers
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

KAIT and dark energy
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

Details of KAIT
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

Expansion history of the universe
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

Heavy elements
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

An introduction to KAIT
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

Larger telescopes
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

A one-dimensional model of the universe
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

Why I became an astronomer
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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