Subscribe to Blog via Email
Day: July 29, 2016
Why is the heliocentric model still attributed to Copernicus?
For the same reason we don’t attribute the Atomic theory to Democritus (or Jain cosmology), but to John Dalton. Democritus came up with a theory that there are indivisible atoms of matter. Heraclitus that fire was the first principle of all things, and Thales that it was water. These philosophers were philosophising; what they were […]