|"Is this all real? Or has this been happening inside my head?"
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Copernicus is best known for his astronomical work. This included coming up with the first comprehensive heliocentric cosmology, which displaced the Earth from the centre of the universe. In addition, he was a mathematician, astronomer, physician, quadrilingual polyglot, classical scholar, translator, artist, Catholic cleric, jurist, governor, military leader, diplomat and economist.
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game) (Mentioned on a Famous Wizard Card) (Paracelsus)
Notes and references
- "Nicolaus Copernicus" at Wikipedia
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game) - PC version