## Nicolaus Copernicus: An Essay on His Life and WorkThis is a reassessment of the work of the father of modern astronomy by one of the great astronomers of our time. Fred Hoyle analyzes the problem confronting Copernicus, and the manner of its solution. The derivation of the astronomical theory is reinforced by Hoyle's extraordinary insight into the historical background. |

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II | 18 |

THE HELIOCENTRIC THEORY OF ARISTARCHUS | 45 |

COPERNICUS AND PTOLEMY | 67 |

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