Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
| Editors: Thomas Hockey, Virginia Trimble, Thomas R. Williams, Katherine Bracher, Richard A. Jarrell, Jordan D. MarchéII, JoAnn Palmeri, Daniel W. E. Green

Calcagnini, Celio

  • Thomas Hockey
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9917-7_228

BornFerrara, (Italy), 1479

DiedFerrara, (Italy), 1541

Italian humanist Celio Calcagnini was a contemporary of  Nicolaus Copernicus; his written work alludes to a rotating Earth.

Selected Reference

  1. Bieńkowska, Barbara (ed.) (1973). The Scientific World of Copernicus. Dordrecht: D. Reidel.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Earth ScienceUniversity of Northern IowaCedar FallsUSA