15 November 2012

Orrery

The information designers of Dynamic Diagrams have created a gorgeous online orrery showing the motion of the planets switchable between geocentric and heliocentric modes.

Among other benefits, it's a good work of propaganda for Copernicanism.

3 comments:

Rhett said...

Really, shouldn't we call it Keplerism?

Jonathan Korman said...

Or Aristarchusism? Or Aryabhata-ism?

Aquila ka Hecate said...

I'm actually hypnotised by the Tychonian version. It has a strange beauty about it, doesn't it?

Love,
Terri in Joburg