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What does geocentric mean?
The earth is the centre of the universe and the planets revolve around it.
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What does heliocentric mean?
The sun is the centre of the universe and the planets revolve around it.
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Why did the church condemn the heliocentric model?
They preferred the Earth being at the centre and everything orbiting it, it made the Earth more significant.
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What does refract mean?
Refraction is the change in direction of any wave (sound or light) when it goes through a change of density such as from air to glass
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What does reflect mean?
the throwing back by a body or surface of light, heat, or sound without absorbing it.
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What does heliocentric mean?

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The sun is the centre of the universe and the planets revolve around it.

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Why did the church condemn the heliocentric model?

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What does refract mean?

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What does reflect mean?

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