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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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Kyle Cudworth

Moving out of Chicago
Kyle Cudworth - Yerkes Observatory

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Kyle Cudworth

Mr. Yerkes
Kyle Cudworth - Yerkes Observatory

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Kyle Cudworth

Observatory directors
Kyle Cudworth - Yerkes Observatory

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Kyle Cudworth

History of Yerkes Observatory
Kyle Cudworth - Yerkes Observatory

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Kyle Cudworth

Yerkes Observatory and southwest mountain tops
Kyle Cudworth - Yerkes Observatory

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