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


 

Nicolaus Copernicus Quotes > Yet if anyone believes that...

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Yet if anyone believes that the earth rotates, surely he will hold that its motion is natural, not violent.
Nicolaus Copernicus

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