The Astronomer who Changed our Understanding of Space

By Georgie White

Nicolaus was born in Toran, Poland on the 19th of February 1473. He grew up in a wealthy family who was very regilous. When he grew up he went four universities. University of Ferrara, Bologna, Padua and Cracow. Later on in his life he felt that the ancient Greek scientists predictions were incorrect they believed that the moon and sun revolved around earth. Although his predictions were correct people then did not believe him. Nicolaus died on the 24th of May 1543 from a stroke. He was writing a book and did not finish because he died.He has changed our lives in so many ways telling the seasons and days apart.