• Question: When was the sun and the moon first discovered

    Asked by 997susp37 to Matt, Dionne, Maia on 18 Nov 2018.
    • Photo: Matt Bower

      Matt Bower answered on 18 Nov 2018:


      No-one because they’ve always been there even if we didn’t know what they were! A scientist called Copernicus is said to have discovered that the Earth moves around the Sun in the 1500’s, but people suspected it before that. Some people had thought for a long time that the Sun might be the same as the stars, only closer to us. One person was burnt at the stake for saying it!

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