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The year 1616 in science and technology involved some significant events.

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Astronomy

  • March 5: The work of Copernicus (1473-1543) is forbidden, by the Congregation of the Index, for reading "until corrected" (done in 1620): nine sentences, in which the heliocentric system was represented as certain, had to be either omitted or changed.

Technology

  • Italian Giuliano Bossi invents a double-barreled gun.

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