- Aristarchus of Samos (ca. 310- 230 B.C.) : Aristarchus of Samos is sometimes called the Copernicus of antiquity who speculated that the planets, including the earth, rotate around the sun and that the earth rotates on its own axis, and he did so almost 1,700 years before Copernicus.

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