Flat Earth; Investigations Into A Massive 500

Copernican system of the universe, showing the firmament of the fixed stars. Aristotle, Ptolemy and Nicolaus Copernicus, from an edition of Galileo’s ‘Systema Cosmicum’ published in London in 1663. An alidade is a sighting device or pointer for angle measurement for use with a quadrant. Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe https://www.laalmeja.com/ made naked-eye observations… Brahe , shown here aged 40, made naked-eye observations that formed the basis of the first new star catalogue since Antiquity. Statue in Warsaw commemorating, Nicolaus Copernicus a Renaissance Reformation-era astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the…

At this time Bellarmine viewed the theory as an elegant mathematical one which did not threaten the established Christian belief regarding the structure of the universe. He hypothesised that the moon was a world like our own and possibly inhabited. In later editions of this work he even speculated that it might be possible to visit … Read More

Read More »