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1

what idea did he come up with about the universe

heliocentric

2

heliocentric

earth orbits the sun

3

what did he find out about the universe

its super vast!!

4

what was the church's reaction to copernicus's findings

they were upset because it undermines their authority

5

what does copernicus do in order to have his ideas heard

he writes a book and publishes it right before he dies.

6

which scientist supports Copernicus's idea

Johannes kepler

7

what book does johannes kepler write

Mysterium

8

what are johannes keplers' findings

planets travel in ellipses
planets move faster near the sun

9

why are copernicus and kepler really important

they prepared the way for better calculations