The Islamic World & the Copernican Revolution

The Islamic Phase of the Copernican Revolution             The story of the European adaptation of a heliocentric universe is normally told through Western astronomers; Nicolous Copernicus (1473-1543) serves as the beginning of the tale in most cases, his De revolutionibus orbium coelestium of 1543 hailed as a revolutionary tome. Its ideas were primarily original, or … More The Islamic World & the Copernican Revolution