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Adams Morgan in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mikołaj Kopernik

1473 - 1543

— Academy of Superheroes —

 
 
Mikołaj Kopernik Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), circa December 30, 2022
1. Mikołaj Kopernik Marker
Inscription.  
He stopped the sun, moved the Earth, and proved that the Earth revolves around the sun.

The 112th element, a crater on the moon, a crater on Mars, and an asteroid were named after him.

He wrote "On the Value of Coins," in which he justified why inferior money displaces superior money.
 
Erected 2022 by Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington, D.C.; Nauka; "Science. I Like It" Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceArts, Letters, MusicScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 38° 55.477′ N, 77° 2.198′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in Adams Morgan. Marker is on 16th Street Northwest just south of Fuller Street Northwest, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13 Fuller St NW, Washington DC 20009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maria Skłodowska Curie (here, next to this marker); Wisława Szymborska (here, next to this marker); Ignacy Łukasiewicz
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(here, next to this marker); Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska (here, next to this marker); Wanda Rutkiewicz (here, next to this marker); Rudolf Weigl (here, next to this marker); Henryk Arctowski (here, next to this marker); Maria Czaplicka (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
 
Academy of Superheroes markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), circa December 30, 2022
2. Academy of Superheroes markers
<i>Academy of Polish Superheroes</i> introductory sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), circa December 30, 2022
3. Academy of Polish Superheroes introductory sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 30, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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