They may have found Copernicus

Very cool story. And even cooler, they figured out it was him (or are pretty sure) based on hairs they found in one of his old books. Imagine. Over four hundred years ago he was reading a book and some hairs fell off his head and lodged between the pages, only to be discovered nearly half a millenium later, when we finally had the capability to analyze the DNA of those hairs That’s just wild.


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