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March 5, 1616

On March 5, 1616, the Catholic Church added another book of science to the Index of Forbidden Books. Nicolaus Copernicus’s book, ‘On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres’ was added 73 years after it was first published. The Index of Forbidden Books was a real thing and it wasn’t abolished until June 14, 1966 by … Continue reading

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