Major changes in the scientific view of the scale or structure of the universe, paradigm shifts.
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As the World Turned
History of sun-centered astronomy, includes original work of Galileo, Copernicus, others
A Brief History of Cosmology
A review by David Wands of the development of cosmology, starting with the Babylonians.
Christianity and the Mathematical Sciences - the Heliocentric Hypothesis
Religious influences on Copernicus, Galileo, Brahe and Kepler.
The Copernican Revolution
Brief historical chronology of the development and acceptance of heliocentricity.
History and Philosophy of Twentieth Century Cosmology
Paper presented at an Italian national conference in 1996, with references.
History of Cosmology
An overview from the MacTutor History of Mathematics archive.
The Shapley - Curtis Debate in 1920
The "great debate" about the scale of the universe and the nature of spiral nebulae.
Thomas Aquinas and Big Bang Cosmology
The development of theological implications of scientific work on origin of the universe.
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