Later he undertook an astronomy course in Bologna, Italy. He accomplished his education in Padua where he studied medicine and canonic law.
Copernicus is the first scientist, who presented
The Heliocentric system.
According to his theory the Sun is in the centre of the Universe, and the other planets are circling in orbits around it.
"ON THE REVOLUTIONS OF CELESTIAL SPHERES"
Copernicus devoted two chapters in his famous book to trigonometry, which was a still unknown science in the 16 th century.
The Catholic Church condemned and banned De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium . G. Bruno, J. K epler and Galileo were among the scientific supporters and defenders of the theory .
The great scientist is said to have constructed the water supply installations in Formbork and other Prussian towns.
Т he monument of Copernicus in Torun. The granite postament bears the inscription "Torunets Nicolaus Copernicus, moved the earth, held the Sun and the heavens“.
SOMETHING INTERESTING about COPERNICUS AND. . .
People used to eat dark bread at that time. When someone dropped his piece on the ground he wouldn’t be able to see the grime stuck to it. Copernicus used a thin layer of butter over the bread as a means to stop the spreading disease.
The University of Torun was founded in 1945.It is named after Nicolaus Copernicus
In Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, Copernicus is the target of a conspiracy constructed to defame his revolutionary theory. Ezio must help the Polish thinker with courier, escort, and assassination missions