Scientific Revolution

  • Oct 31, 1451

    Christopher Columbus and Amerigo Vesucci

    1451- Christopher Columbus(August 22/ October 31,1451) and Amerigo Vespucci(March 9,1542) are born; explorers
  • Period: Oct 31, 1451 to

    Scientific Revolution

  • Dec 9, 1486

    The Malleus Malificarum

    The Malleus Malificarum was published as an influential guidebook to identifying witches and bringing them to punishment.
  • Feb 24, 1494

    Giovani Pico della Mirandola

    Giovani Pico della Mirandola(1463-1494) attacks practical magic, especially astronomy, as it calls into questions taditional human notions of free will; underminded the authority of Aristotle.
  • May 25, 1543

    The Revolution of Heavenly Spheres

    One of the main causes for the start of the Scienfic Revolution
    Nicolaus Copernicus wrote this book on anatomy that changed the perspective of many people
  • Telescope invented

    The telescope was introduced into the astronomy world via Galileo, who was the first to see craters on the moon. The invention of the telescope expanded exploration of the stars and knowledge.
  • Thirty Years War

    War breaks out
    1618- 1648
  • Heliocentric Theory

    Theory that the Earth and planets revovled around the sun.
    Established by Coernicus
  • Sir Isaac Newton

    Isaac Newton was born in 1642 in a manor house in Lincolnshire.
    The sceientific revolution ended with Newtons death.
    He was a mathacian, astronomer, english phycist, and great scientist.
  • Laws of Motion

    First law: an object will remain at reast, unless acted on by an unbalanced force.
    Second law: acceleration is produced when a facts on a mass.
    Third law: for every action there is a reaction.
  • Observations Upon the Prophecies

    Newton's Observation Upon the Prophecies is published in London; 11 copies printed.