image: The Geocentric Solar System -Bartolomeu Velho
Geocentrism is an astronomical theory, central to the astronomy of Ancient Greece that posits that the Earth lies at the centre of the universe.
Until…In 1543, the Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus published a paper entitled, On the Revolution of Heavenly Spheres. He set out to mathematically demonstrate the viability of a heliocentric solar system, where the planets orbit the sun, instead of the other way around.

image: The Geocentric Solar System -Bartolomeu Velho

Geocentrism is an astronomical theory, central to the astronomy of Ancient Greece that posits that the Earth lies at the centre of the universe.

Until…

In 1543, the Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus published a paper entitled, On the Revolution of Heavenly Spheres. He set out to mathematically demonstrate the viability of a heliocentric solar system, where the planets orbit the sun, instead of the other way around.