What Was Nicolas Copernicus's Achievements?

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Nicolas Copernicus was a Polish astronomer and mathematician who is known in some circles as the initiator of the Scientific Revolution. He is most famous for his heliocentric theory, which placed the sun at the center of the universe, rather than the earth. He was one of the great polymaths of the Renaissance. In addition to his expertise in the fields of mathematics and astronomy, he was a translator, artist, physician, classics scholar, Catholic cleric, quadrilingual polyglot, and a jurist with a doctorate in law,
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