Does the Earth Really Go Round the Sun?
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Rigge, William F., S.J.
Rigge Papers , Earth
First Paragraph: | Deep down in the recesses of some minds, there may be perhaps a lurking suspicion, that the earth’s going around the sun at the distance of about 93,000,000 miles may be, after all, only a theory, and may some day give way to another theory, just as previous theories gave way to it. So many things have been revolutionized by modern science, so many convictions held for ages have been proved to be false by the simplest experiments and reasonings, that it is no wonder the non-professional among us should have grave doubts about many things upon which the best experts of the world are ready to risk their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor.