This second test will cover the historical development of our modern heliocentric concept of the universe. You should be familiar with the geocentric model of the universe as described by the Greeks. Understanding of the works of Copernicus, Tycho, Galileo and Kepler will be essential to success in this test.There will be 15 multiple choice questions , and two essay questions.
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Essay 1: What events led astronomers to change from a geocentric view of the universe to a heliocentric view? You must name the important people involved. Essay 2: Describe at least four of the telescopic discoveries made by Galileo in the early seventeenth century