Seleucus

In existographies, Seleucus (c.190-120BC) (IQ:170|#25) was a Greek philosopher and astronomer, a follower of Aristarchus, noted for []

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The following are quotes on Seleucus:

Seleucus stated that the world is infinite.”
Otto Guericke (1672), New Magdeburg Experiments on the Vacuum of Space [1]

“We know from a report in Archimedes that Aristarchus of Samos, working around 280BC, produced a set of what Archimedes calls hypotheses that included the propositions that the fixed stars and the sun remain unmoved and that the earth is borne round the sun on the circumference of a circle. The status of these hypotheses is a matter of some controversy. Plutarch contrasts Aristarchus' position, which he represents as the mere ‘hypothesizing’ of the idea of the earth's movement, with that of Seleucus who, Plutarch says, also ‘asserted’ it.”
— G.E.R. Lloyd (1970), “Hellenistic Science” [2]

References
1. Guericke, Otto and Schott, Kaspar. (1672). Otto Guericke’s New Experiments: on (as they are called) on the Magdeburg vacuum space (Ottonis De Guericke Experimenta Nova (ut vocantur) Magdeburgica de Vacuo Spatio) (preface, pdf) (pg. 77). Janssonius a Waesberge.
2. (a) Archimedes (c.247BC). The Sand-Reckoner (1.4ff, 218 7ff). Publisher.
(b) Walbank, Frank W. and Astin, A.E. (1970). The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume 7, Part 1: the Hellenist World (§9a: “Hellenistic Science”, 321-46; quote, pg. 339). Cambridge University Press.

External links
‚óŹ Seleucus of Seleucia – Wikipedia.

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