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Antonyms for heliocentric

having the sun as the center


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Despite the lack of evidence, they considered Galileo's argument for a heliocentric cosmos reasonable and asked again for further evidence.
More than a year after a Muslim cleric debunked Nicholas Copernicus' heliocentric theory, another cleric in Saudi Arabia drew flak for his controversial remarks.
Graney (Professor of Physics at Jefferson Community & Technical College, Louisville, Kentucky) challenges the long-standing ideas that opponents of the heliocentric ideas of Copernicus and Galileo were primarily motivated by religion or devotion to an outdated intellectual tradition, and that they were in continual retreat in the face of telescopic discoveries.
Theatre Works' "Relativity Series" of science-themed plays, And the Sun Stood Still is an audiobook recording of a play about Nicolaus Copernicus, the Renaissance astronomer and mathematician who proposed a heliocentric model of the universe in which the Sun stands in the center.
Until then he actually believed that the anti-Copernican arguments outweighed the supposed heliocentric view.
Galileo published those findings in his controversial "Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems,'' in which, under pressure from the Catholic Church, he had agreed to stay neutral as to which system, Geocentrism or Heliocentrism, was correct, but his actual text clearly advocated the Heliocentric theory.
Mangalyaan had covered 665.68 million km of its 666 million km heliocentric (the curved distance from earth to sun) path and 222.21 million km radiocentric distance (aerial distance between earth and the spacecraft) till 5 pm on Monday.
The spacecraft has completed 95 per cent of its heliocentric journey towards Mars and is less than four million kms away from it." ISRO had launched its maiden mission to the Red Planet in November last year.
Eventually, especially with 19th-century scientific answers to major objections, almost all Jews, like their neighbors, accepted the heliocentric model, either by rejecting or by reinterpreting the source of religious objections.
Though such esoteric fare amused contemporary scientists, Muslim astronomers considered the possibility that circular motion was widespread, theorising that even the Earth rotated on its own axis or, perhaps, moved in a heliocentric solar system in a circular orbit even if the latter notion was never explicitly cited.
Further albums over the past three decades have included Heavy Soul, Heliocentric, Illumination, As Is Now, 22 Dreams, and an album of covers, Studio 150, as well as live recordings and career compilations.
Albums like Wild Wood, Stanley Road, Heavy Soul and Heliocentric have kept him riding high after more than three decades in the business.