astronomer, copernicus, mathematics

The Strange Story of the Grave of Copernicus

Nicholas Copernicus was the astronomer who, five centuries ago, explained that Earth revolves around the Sun, rather than vice versa. A true Renaissance man, he also practiced as a mathematician, engineer, author, economic theorist, and medical doctor. Upon his death in 1543 in Frombork, Poland, Copernicus was buried in the local cathedral. Over the subsequent ...

Troy Oakes

Nicholas Copernicus.