Nicolaus Copernicus Animated Google Doodle Models Heliocentric Solar System

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An animated Google Doodle today celebrates Nicolaus Copernicus, the Renaissance astronomer who pushed forward the (at the time) radical idea that Earth wasn’t the center of the universe. Instead, he theorized Earth and other planets revolve around the sun.

In the animated logo, planets orbit

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