Comenius - Following the Famous Scientists

'Following The Famous Scientists' is a Comenius Project

The Comenius project 'Following the famous scientists' teaches our students the legacy of the chosen scientists and their contribution in today's life, science and European culture.



Uppdated 2010-06-18


Nicolaus Copernicus

The life of the scientist
Historical background
Scientific discoveries
Places to visit - maps

Nicolaus Copernicus (Polish: Mikolaj Kopernik)
(19 February 1473 - 24 May 1543) was the first astronomer to formulate a comprehensive heliocentric cosmology, which displaced the Earth from the center of the universe.



Students in Comenius Project visiting Poland