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Type: Scientist
Nationality: Polish
Date of Birth: 02/19/1473


 

Nicolaus Copernicus Quotes > Therefore I would not have it...

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Therefore I would not have it unknown to Your Holiness, the the only thing which induced me to look for another way of reckoning the movements of the heavenly bodies was that I knew that mathematicians by no means agree in their investigation thereof.
Nicolaus Copernicus

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