Tag Archives: Nicolaus Copernicus

Two Views of the Celestial Spheres

This engraving by an unknown artist is called Empedocles Breaks through the Crystal Spheres. It first appeared in 1888 in a book by Camille Flammarion with the caption: “A missionary of the Middle Ages tells that he had found the point where … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: February 19, 2017

February 19th is Chocolate Mint Day Cracker Jack Prize Day * Iwo Jima Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Stan Kenton, Amy Tan and Mickey Mouse, click

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