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16th-century skeleton identified as astronomer Copernicus November 22, 2008

Posted by jcconwell in Astronomers, Astronomy.
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The long-lost skeleton of Nicolaus Copernicus – the 16th-century astronomer who transformed our understanding of the solar system – has been found, Polish researchers have confirmed.

Full story at http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2008/nov/21/astronomy-archaeology


1. B.A. Davis-Howe - December 4, 2008

Q: What do you get if you do a line integral on the grave of Copernicus?

A: The residue of a Pole.

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