Heliocentrism Archive

Why Did Heliocentrism Triumph over Geocentrism?

Though the geocentric/heliocentric debate is often posited as science versus Scripture, in reality it is science against science. First, three centuries before Christ, Aristarchus observed the size and distance of the sun and moon and projected the only luminous object in our planetary system to be at its center. As such, he rejected geocentrism in […]