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Google Doodle Honors Poland's Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus was celebrated by Google, on what would have been the Renaissance mathematician and astronomer's birthday. Born on February 19, 1473 in Poland, Copernicus was responsible for transforming our understanding of the solar system. He put forward the theory, utterly radical at the time, that the sun and not the Earth is at the centre of the universe. 

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