Astronomy: Ptolemaic vs Heliocentric Models
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Astronomy: Ptolemaic vs Heliocentric Models

Explore the history of astronomy, from the widespread acceptance of Ptolemy's geocentric model to the eventual rise of Copernicus's heliocentric model. Learn about the implications of the heliocentric model on later scientific thought and astronomy.

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The geocentric model placed the Sun at the center of the universe.

False

The heliocentric model of the universe was the prevailing model before the Scientific Revolution.

False

Ptolemy's model of the universe was heliocentric.

False

The shift from the geocentric to the heliocentric model marked the beginning of the Scientific Revolution.

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The heliocentric model was widely accepted by ancient Greek philosophers.

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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