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Title: Snaha starořeckého heliocentrika Aristarcha ze Samu zjistit vzdálenosti ve vesmíru (Czech)
Author: Jáchim, František
Language: Czech
Journal: Rozhledy matematicko-fyzikální
ISSN: 0035-9343 (print)
Volume: 92
Issue: 4
Year: 2017
Pages: 23-27
Summary lang: English
Category: history
Summary: The artcile deals with the geometrical methods used by ancient Greek astronomer and mathematician Aristarchos of Samos to determine relative distances of the Earth, the Moon and the Sun. He also attempted to determine the diametres of these bodies by observing total lunar eclipse. His heliocentric theory, which was later revived by Nicolaus Copernicus, is also mentioned. (English)
Date available: 2018-01-02T14:08:36Z
Last updated: 2019-07-01
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Reference: [1] Kolman, A.: Dějiny matematiky ve starověku.. Academia, Praha, 1968. MR 0241234


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