- From Copernicus ("a surname") + -an + system. After Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, who formulated and proposed the theory. (Wiktionary)
“By this decree the work of Copernicus was for the first time prohibited, as well as the "Epitome" of Kepler, but in each instance only donec corrigatur, the corrections prescribed being such as were necessary to exhibit the Copernican system as an hypothesis, not as an established fact.”
“That both these pontiffs were convinced anti-Copernicans cannot be doubted, nor that they believed the Copernican system to be unscriptural and desired its suppression.”
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