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    Would it be valid, in lieu of relativity, to claim that the sun rotated around the earth instead of the earth rotating around the sun?

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    Would it be valid, in lieu of relativity, to claim that the sun rotated around the earth instead of the earth rotating around the sun?

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    This is a question of reference frames. By defining a reference frame where the earth is staionary, then you can claim that the sun ...

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    In four sentences, the problem is fully explained. The expert examines if it would be valid, in lieu of relativity, to claim that the sun rotated around the earth instead of the earth rotating around the sun.

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