[Nicholas Copernicus, half-length portrait, seated]

Lesson 35 Nicolaus Copernicus made the discovery that the sun was the center of the universe. It disagreed with all of the previous beliefs of Ptolemy's theory.

Christian Huygens, 1629-1695

Huygens Christiaanmathematician physicist the Netherlandsportraitcontemp copper engraving

[Edmond Halley, half-length portrait, in oval, facing left]

[Edmond Halley, half-length portrait, in oval, facing left]

Reason against unreason 1882

Good old Fox Nation. Can always count on THEM for racist, homophobic commentary!

"Prominent Astronomers of Former Times" 1898, The story of the sun, moon, and stars

"Prominent Astronomers of Former Times" The story of the sun, moon, and stars

[Caroline Lucretia Herschel, half-length portrait, facing slightly left] / Joseph Brown, sc. likely from Memoir and correspondence of Caroline Herschel. By Mrs. John Herschel. With portraits. 1876 http://lccn.loc.gov/04032477

[Caroline Lucretia Herschel, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]


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