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WARSAW, Poland – Researchers said Thursday they have identified the remains of Nicolaus Copernicus by comparing DNA from a skeleton and hair retrieved from one of the 16th-century astronomer's books.

news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20081120/ap_on_re_eu/eu_poland_copernicus
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Replied by Seanie_Morris on topic Re:Copermicus found

Bloody fascinating read. I didn't even know myself that Copernicus' resting place was 'unknown'. This would make a great documentary for telly.

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Replied by DaveGrennan on topic Re:Copermicus found

also....

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7740908.stm

Fascinating! (as a vulcan of reptute once said)
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