copernicus copernicus  /kə ˈpɜr nə kəs/


  1. (n) Polish astronomer who produced a workable model of the solar system with the sun in the center (1473-1543)
  2. (n) a conspicuous crater on the Moon



  1. Marketing Planning 3.0: Copernicus Marketing Consulting & Research Kicks-Off New 5-Part Webcast Series On June 18

    Aegis Dentsu’s marketing strategy consulting brand Copernicus showcases new thinking and marketing mix optimization expertise in free educational series aimed at helping marketers improve marketing effectiveness in today's complex media landscape. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Banning Psychedelic Drugs Hurts Research, Scientists Say

    Restricting the use of psychoactive drugs in research represents the most serious case of scientific censorship since the Catholic Church banned the works of Copernicus and Galileo, some scientists say.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! News

  3. Nick Hanauer Doesn't Know His Galileo Let Alone His Economics

    So Nick Hanauer, who made that try out video for TED on his interesting views about wealth creation, has been to Congress to tell them all about it. And sadly we find that he still doesn't quite know what he's talking about. A partial transcript is here. I?d like to finish with a quick story. About 500 years ago, Copernicus and his pal Galileo came along and proved that the earth wasn?t the ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "Now we will be able to pay homage to Copernicus with a tomb worthy of this illustrious historic personality," Bishop of Frombork, Jacek Jezierski said.
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: Jacek Jezierski Source:

  2. "Five hundred years ago, Copernicus (1473-1543) revolutionised our understanding of the universe. I hope Kopernikus will revolutionize our understanding of the Earth," Verheugen said at a recent forum in Lille, France.
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: Günter Verheugen Source:

  3. As Wilson writes: "The revolution in astronomy begun by Nicolaus Copernicus in 1543 proved that Earth is not the center of the universe, nor even the center of the solar system. The revolution begun by Darwin was even more humbling: it showed that...
    on Oct 9, 2008 By: EO Wilson Source: Arizona State University

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