Tuesday, May 23, 2017



The Statue of Nicholas Copernicus

Copernicus (Mikołaj Kopernik in Polish) was the Polish astronomer who formulated during the Renaissance a model of the solar system where the sun, not the Earth, was at the center.  Born in Torun, Poland, on February 19, 1473, he is probably the most famous resident of the city and is one of the most famous scientists and astronomers in Polish history.

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