Meaning of 日心说

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xīn shuō (Trad.: 日心說)
heliocentric theory; the theory that the sun is at the center of the universe
Example Sentences
Nicolas Copernicus challenged the mindset and found that it was heliocentric.
The achievement in astronomy was the revival and proof of the heliocentric theory that is regarding the sun as center.
Copernicus and the Aristotelian Tradition: Education, Reading, and Philosophy in Copernicus's Path to Heliocentrism ( History of Science and Medicine Library ) , 15
Copernicus was a Polish astronomer and mathematician who was the first astronomer to formulate a scientifically based heliocentric cosmology that displaced the Earth from the centre of the universe.
Galileo's observations with his new telescope convinced him of the truth of Copernicus's sun-centered or heliocentric theory .