Astronomy Cast Ep. 185: History of Astronomy, Part 3: The Renaissance

Article written: 31 May , 2010
Updated: 22 Jan , 2016
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Galileo

Now we reach time with names that many of you will be familiar: Galileo, Kepler, Copernicus. This is an age when the biggest names in astronomy used the best tools of their time to completely rearrange their understanding of the Universe, putting the Earth where it belonged – merely orbiting the Sun, and not the center of everything.

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