first person to formulate a comprehensive heliocentric cosmology which displaced the Earth from the center of the universe

first person to formulate a comprehensive heliocentric cosmology which displaced the Earth from the center of the universe

Portrait of Nicolaus Copernicus Giclee Print

Portrait of Nicolaus Copernicus Giclee Print

Nicolaus Copernicus: Making the Earth a Planet

Nicolaus Copernicus: Making the Earth a Planet

Born in Poland in Nicolaus Copernicus launched a quiet revolution. No scientist so radically transformed our understanding of our place in the universe as

Nicolaus Copernicus monument in Kraków Nicolaus Copernicus (born -1473 in Torun, Poland) was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a heliocentric model of the universe which placed the Sun, rather than the Earth, at the center.

Nicolaus Copernicus monument in Kraków Nicolaus Copernicus (born -1473 in Torun, Poland) was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a heliocentric model of the universe which placed the Sun, rather than the Earth, at the center.

Statue of Nicolaus Copernicus, Staszic Palace, ul. Nowy Świat, Warsaw, Poland

Statue of Nicolaus Copernicus, Staszic Palace, ul. Nowy Świat, Warsaw, Poland

Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus inspires more than the name of Paris-based Coperni. Designers Sébastian Meyer and Arnaud Vaillant are revolutionaries in their own right, creating pieces that are at once artful and enduring. “We want our clients to have an emotional connection to our pieces, and we won’t achieve that by making collections that fall out of fashion after a season,” says Vaillant.

Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus inspires more than the name of Paris-based Coperni. Designers Sébastian Meyer and Arnaud Vaillant are revolutionaries in their own right, creating pieces that are at once artful and enduring. “We want our clients to have an emotional connection to our pieces, and we won’t achieve that by making collections that fall out of fashion after a season,” says Vaillant.

In the 1500s, when most believed Earth was the center of the universe, Nicolas Copernicus proposed his theory that the planets revolved around the sun.

In the 1500s, when most believed Earth was the center of the universe, Nicolas Copernicus proposed his theory that the planets revolved around the sun.

The rhodium-plated gold nib of Hommage à Nicolaus Copernicus limited-edition pen, part of Montblanc's patrons of art series, is engraved with Copernicus' orbital charts. (Montblanc)

The rhodium-plated gold nib of Hommage à Nicolaus Copernicus limited-edition pen, part of Montblanc's patrons of art series, is engraved with Copernicus' orbital charts. (Montblanc)

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