The Solar System
What does heliocentric mean?
Theory that the sun is the center of the solar system?
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What does heliocentric mean and how does it affect us?
Did Galileo believe in geocentric or heliocentric?
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What scienctist studied the heliocentric theory?
If you mean what scientist created the heliocentric theory, it was Nicolaus Copernicus. Based on astronomical observations, he determined that the Ptolemaic geocentric theory was incorrect, and replaced it with his own heliocentric theory, which placed the sun at the center of the universe, and had planets orbiting the sun.