for scene 5 of the video " Black Holes Under the Stars - Introduction" by Rolf Witzsche
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To twist the astrophysical evidence
The epicycles were invented to twist the astrophysical evidence to support the doctrine that all orbits in the heavens must follow the path of perfect circles; because of the circle is a perfect geometric form, fit for the heavens that are obviously perfect . It took humanity 1,500 years to break itself out of the box of this doctrine.
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