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Aristarchus of Samos


Aristarchus of Samos (Credit:userscontent2.emaze.com)

Aristarchus of Samos is a Greek Astronomer and Mathematician. He was the first known person who presented that the earth and other planets revolves around the sun.

He was the first to provide the estimated distance of the sun and earth. he deduced that the distance from the sun and earth is about between 18 and 20 farther away from the moon to the earth. (credit:en.wikipedia.org)