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View Poll Results: What do you think Copernicus's greasted accompishment was.
He developed the theories that galileo would follow 7 58.33%
All his papers that he wrote(Some were about his theories) 5 41.67%
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Old 01-03-2006, 10:53 AM
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I believ it was Johannes Gutenburg, inventor of the movable type.
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Well, it is someone who wasn't a famous scientist, philosopher, astronomer, etc. In fact, he probably would have never, ever thought he was to be voted influential. He is Johann Gutenburg. They gave him this honor because if he had not invented the printing press, all the others in that list would have not been able to share their ideas to the masses!
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Yep. I watched that movie as well!
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Before him, monks had to sit and write the books and other documents by hand. It took about seven months to make one volume of a book. If they messed up, they had to throw the entire thing away and start over!
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Well, Satfire, monks only copied religius books and certain philosophy books. Very rarely did they copy anything else. So some books, many of which being science books, would have never been published!!
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I believe he was also the scientist who proposed that the planets moved in ellipses, not perfect circles.

His findings angered the church, and I believe the church assasinated him. It doesn't contradict the bible, though. It's just that the church assumes so much that doesn't exist in the bible. Where in the bible does it write "planets move in perfect circles?"
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and also the church was very powerful tooo so it could have happened?
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Well, it might of been possible that the church could have had other books published, but I think that they were in the mindset of Holy books only.
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the holy passages well we're talking big here there are so many that not all bibles have the passages there are differents texts...
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