Ch17 Section 1

  • Period: Jan 1, 1450 to

    The Scientific Revoltion

  • Feb 19, 1473

    Nicolaus Copernicus is born

    Nicolaus was born in Torun, Poland. Copernicus developed his model of the heliocentric theory. he shared his findings in the "Commentariolus". his second book on the topic, "De revolutionibus orbium coelestium", was banned by the Roman Catholic Church. Copernicus died on May 24, 1543.
  • Jan 1, 1513

    Copernicus developed his hiliocentric universe theory

    The 16th centruy that a fully predictive mathematical model of a heliocentic system was presented, by the Renaissance mathematical, astronomer, and catbolic cleric Nicolaus Coperniucs of Poland, leading to the Revolution. The nation that the around the sun had been proposed as eary as the 3rd century BC by Aristarchus of Samos. But Aristarchus's heliocentrism attreacted little attention until Copernicus revived and elaborated it.
  • Dec 31, 1514

    Andreas Vesalius is born

    Andreas Vesalius was born in Brussels, Netherlands. He is know for being the founder of modern human anatomy. He was a professor at the University of Padua and later became imperial physician at the court of Emperor Chareles V. He published a famous book called "De Humani corporis Fabrica". Andreas died on October 15th, 1564.
  • May 1, 1543

    Nicolaus publishes "On the Revelations and the Heavenly Spheres"

    On The Revolutions of the Heavenly Sphere (1543), Demonstrated that the motion of the heavens can be explained without the earth's being in the geometric cneter of the system. This led to the view that we can dispense with the, observing the universe from a special positian. Copernicus certainly did not complete it.
  • Jan 22, 1561

    Francis Bacon is born

    Francis Bacon was born at London, England. Bacon school he went to is Renaissance Philosophy, Empiricism. Bacon region was Western Philosophy. His education was conducted largely in Latin and followed the medieval curriculum. Francis Bacon died April 9, 1626.
  • Dec 27, 1571

    Johannes Kelper is born

    Kelper was born on December 27,the feast day of St. John the Evangelist, 1571, at the free imperial city of Wal Der Sladt. He was introduced to astronomy at an early age, and developed a love for it that would span his entire life. At age six, he observed the Great Come of 1577, writing that he "was taken by his mother to a high place to look at it at age nine.
  • Apr 1, 1578

    William Harvey is born

    He was to all accounts an enthusiastic student and studied at Gonvill and Caius College, university. He received his medical degree in 1602 and subsequently returmed to England where he started to practice medicine in the London area. In 1656Harvey worked as Luleian lecturer for the Royal college of Physicians.
  • Rene Descartes is born

    Rene Descartes, has a law degrees. Descartes also spent time studying philosophy, theology, and medicine. Also Descartes was in the military. Rene Descartes died of pneumonia, and he died on February 11,1650 at age of 54.
  • Hans Lipperhey submitted a patent application for the telescope.

    His work with optical devices grew out of his woork as a spectacle maker, an industry that had started in Venice and Florence in the thirteenth centry. Then later expanded to the Netherlands and Germany. Three years later the "Dutch Perspeclive glass" would be coined the telescopoe by Giovanni Demisiani.
  • Galileo publishes "The Starry Messenger"

    In March 1610, he published his discovery of the lumar surface and the moons of Jupiter in Latin treatise Slidereus Numclus or "The Starry Messenger". He went so far asto deeicate the work to Cosimo, and even named the newly discovered moons the Medicean Stars". Then in December of the same year, he found that Venus, like the moon.
  • Margaret Cavendish is born

    Margaret Cavendish, duchess of new castle was an english aristocrat, a prolific writer, and a scientist. Born Margaret Lucas, was the youngest sister fo prominent royalists Sir John Lucas and Sir Charles Lucas. She became the second wife of William Cavendish, 1st Duke of Newcastle- upon-Tyne in1645, when he was a marquess.
  • Robert Boyle is born

    Robert Boyle was a 17-century natural philosopher, chemist, physicist, and inveneor, also noted for his writings in theology. Boyle is largely regarded today as the first modern chemist. He was born in Lismore, County Waterford, Ireland. He is best know for Boyle's law.Among his works, The Sceptical Chymist is seen as a comerstone book in the field of chemistry.
  • "Discourse on method" was written

    The Discourse on the Method is a philosophical and autobiographical treatise published by Rene' descartes in 1637. It's full name is Discourse on the Method of Rightly conducting One's Reason and of Seeking Truth in the Sciences. The Discourse on the Method is one of the most influential works in the history of modern philosophy.
  • Isaac Newton is born

    Newton was an english physicist and mathenatician. His book philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica it was the first published in 1687. Newton built hte first practical reflecting telescope. The fields he was in physics, natural philasophy, and alchemy.
  • Boyle's law was published

    Boyle's law (sometimes referred to as the Boyle-Mariotte law). The law was named after chemist and physicist Robert Boyle, who publishe the original law in 1662. Boyle's law states that the absolute pressure and volume of a given mass of confined gas are inersely proportional. Boyle's interest was probably to understand air as an essntial element of life.
  • Maria Winkelmann is born

    Maria was educated from an early age by her father, a Lutheran minister. Maria had an interest in astronomy from an early age. Maria took the opportumity of studying with Christoph Arnold, a self-taught astronomer who work as a farmer in sommerfeld, near Leipizig.
  • "Principia" is published

  • John Harrison is born

    John Harrison was born in Foulby, near Wakefield in West Yorkshire, the first of five children in his family. His father work as a carpenter at the nearly Nostell priory estate. A house on the site of what many have been the family home bears a blue plaque.
  • John Harrison invented the chronometer

  • Antoine Lavoisier is born