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Copernicus theory was crucial for the development of all sciences. It made possible Kepler's discovery of the true planet orbits, and this lead to the discovery of the Law of the Universal gravitation. The Law of universal gravitation was a real scientific revolution. Among its immediate practical consequences were establishing of the true shape of the Earth,...


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A lot would have changed. General relativity would have been discovered sooner. But this time with a velocity of light that was direction dependent. The universe would be rotating around the Earth. Relativity says that it could be viewed the other way round as Copernicus did. Newton's laws might not even have been discovered firstly. There would be no need ...


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