Scientific Revolution

  • Period: Jan 15, 1400 to

    Scientific Revolution

  • Feb 19, 1473

    Nicholas Copernicus is born

    Birth of Copernicus, first person to formulate a comprehensive heliocentric cosmology, which displaced the Earth from the center of the universe.
  • Jan 1, 1514

    Heliocentric Centric Theory of Copernicus

    Private circulation of a manuscript known as the Commentariolus.The heliocentric theory argues that the Sun is the central body of the solar system and perhaps of the universe.
  • Nov 15, 1545

    The Great Art

    Girolamo Cardano's a mathematician wrote The Great Art it contained many algebraic equations and new methhods
  • Feb 16, 1564

    Galileo is born

    an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations, and support for Copernicanism.
  • Parabolic path

    Galileo demonstrates that a projectile follows a parabolic path.
  • Venus is spotted

    The first observation of a transit of Venus across the Sun. The second planet from the Sun, orbiting it every 224.7 Earth days. The planet is named after Venus, the Roman goddess of love and beauty. After the Moon, it is the brightest natural object in the night sky.
  • Reflecting Telescope

    Newton builds his first reflecting telescope; the design, which includes an eyepiece and a concave mirror, is known today as 'Newtonian'.An optical telescope which uses a single or combination of curved mirrors that reflect light and form an image.
  • First textbook on Calculus

    Publication of the first textbook on the calculus by the Marquis de L'Hôpital .Calculus is a branch of mathematics focused on limits, functions, derivatives, integrals, and infinite series. This subject constitutes a major part of modern mathematics education.
  • Opticks

    Issac Newton publishes the first edition of his Opticks, based on work done during his days a Cambridge, including a series of speculations about nature and natural philosophy under enumerated as "Queries".It is about optics and the refraction of light, and is considered one of the great works of science in history. Opticks was Newton's second major book on physical science.
  • Second Edition Opticks

    Newton publishes second English edition of Opticks with eight queries