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In so many and such important ways, then, do the planets bear witness to the earth's mobility.
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I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected.
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 there of.
|Birth:||19th February, 1473|
|Death:||24th May, 1543|
|Profession:||Artist, Astronomer, Economist, Mathematician, Physician|
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