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  1. Danish Astronomer who produced large amounts of astromatical data but believed that other planets rotated around the sun while the sun and moon rotated around the earth

  2. study of the universe

  3. Assistant to Brahe; used Brahe's data to prove that the earth moved in an elliptical, not circular, orbit; Wrote 3 laws of planetary motion based on mechanical relationships and accurately predicted movements of planets in a sun-centered universe; Demolished old systems of Aristotle and Ptolemy

  4. English mathematician and physicist that studied gravity

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  1. CopernicusDeveloped the first modern theory of a sun-centered universe


  2. Galileo
    Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars


  3. day
    the time required for the Earth to orbit once around the sun


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