Like Kepler and Aristarchus
, which overlook the "Ocean of Tempests," sometimes it appeared like a brilliant point through the cloudy light, and was taken for a volcano in activity.
pert., 265: But Aristarchus
is informed that they were twins, not....
"First, he took the idea that the earth moves around the sun rather than the reverse from Aristarchus
, a well-known Greek astronomer who died around 230 B.C.
The Best of the Grammarians: Aristarchus
of Samothrace on the Iliad
His Beatitude was accompanied by the Elder Chief Secretary, the Eminent Archbishop of Constantine, Aristarchus
, the father deacon Markos, and the Exarch of the Holy Sepulchre in Greece, the Very Reverend Archimandrite, Damianos.
To track it down, draw an imaginary line across Oceanus Procellarum from Aristarchus
through the small but sharp crater Lichtenberg until you reach the limb.
1783 - Herschel reports seeing a red glow near lunar crater Aristarchus
In the Northern Bee an unknown Aristarchus
(20) gave me a serious scolding, on account of, he said, we were expecting not Eugene Onegin but a poem on the taking of Arzrum.
As Alexander Bird (2007: 95) observes, the hypothesis that the Sun is at the center of the universe was proposed by Aristarchus
of Samos, then rejected by Aristotle and Ptolemaic scientists, and later embraced by Copernicus.
Before him, Aristarchus
of Samos had held sway through his formulation of a similar model some eighteen centuries earlier.
Muellner (1996, 50-51) takes Aristarchus
' definition of menis as "long-lasting rancor", noting that it "is not a word for a hostile emotion arising in one individual against some other individual", but that it goes against the social, cosmic order.
In cosmology, a Pythagorean pupil, Philolaus (470-385 BCE), was the first to break with the geocentric world-view, while Herakleides (387-312 BCE) and Aristarchus
(310-230 BCE) were the first to assert a heliocentric world view, later forgotten and independently rediscovered by Copernicus seventeen centuries later.