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DNA Analysis Confirms Remains of Famed 16th Century Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus is probably the second most famous astronomer in history (after Galileo). He is best known for being the first to propose that the Earth circles the sun, and not the other way around. His theory ran into one problem, however. It was contrary both to conventional wisdom and Roman ...

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