Transcript for scene 4 of the video " Black Holes Under the Stars - Introduction" by Rolf Witzsche  

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Epicycles Theory laid aside

It took a long time though, in astronomy, for the Epicycles Theory to be laid aside that Ptolemy had invented. With its dreaming of epicycles, science had kept itself in chains for 1,500 years. We now laugh about the silliness of believing in effects for which no cause actually exists, or can exist.

 

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