Imapct on society and challenging traditional beliefs
Before his ideas, people thought that the earth was the center of the universe. But Copernicus thought that the sun was the center. He didn't share his ideas because he knew that he is going to be proscuted by the church if he did. But on his death bed he finally published his books. People at first didn't believe in him, but centuries later, scientists started to accept his ideas and continue to work on it. In today's world all of our discovies in sapce are possoble because we use the Basis of Copernicus's ideas.