Scientific Revolution

  • Period: Jan 1, 1450 to

    Scientific Revolution

  • Period: Feb 2, 1473 to May 24, 1543

    Nicolaus Copernicus

  • Nov 8, 1543

    Publishing of De revolutionibus orbium coelestium

    Publishing of De revolutionibus orbium coelestium
    This book was wroitten by Copernicus. It's a treatise on the heliocentric theory. This theory explains the the sun, not the earth, is the center of the universe.
  • Nov 8, 1543

    The University of Padua

    The University of Padua
    This university during the early 16th Century was one of the first universities to start shifting away from the humanties to focus more on the science. This university was attended by many scientist including Niclaus Copernicus.
  • Period: Dec 12, 1546 to

    Tycho Brahe

  • Period: Jan 22, 1561 to

    Francis Bacon

  • Period: Feb 15, 1564 to

    Galileo Galilei

  • Period: Dec 27, 1571 to

    Johannes Kepler

  • Nov 8, 1572

    The discovery of Crab Nebula

    The discovery of Crab Nebula
    Crab Nebula is a super-wind pulsar nebula that was discovered by Tycho Brahe. this was one of his many acheivemaents during the Scientific Revolution.
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    Renè Descartes

  • Burning of Giordano Bruno

    Burning of Giordano Bruno
    His burning at the stake made it absolutely clear that anyone trying to go farther in this quest for new information were going to feel the wrath of the Catholic Church during those times
  • a Letter to the Grand Duchess of Tuscany

     a Letter to the Grand Duchess of  Tuscany
    In this Letter, Gelileo boldly defends the exploration of science against religious oppostion. He wasn't scared f the people he was going to faec and mkore importantly he wasn't going to back down at all.
  • Novum Organum

    In this work, Bscon encourages his contemporaries to abandon their way of observation and open their minds to what he came up with. Bacon states the Scientific Method which is how almost every modern experiment is modeled after.
  • Dialogue on Two World Systems

    This book was the first to compare the Copernican system to the Ptolemaic system. Galileo very importanly makes the case at why Copernicus' system is right and offers a circular view instead of an elliptic view.
  • Galileo gets banned by the Church

    The Cathiokic Church deemed Galileo's work going against what is in the Holy Bile. They felt like his discoveries were not only uncovering things that could change the word biew forever, but his finding woulddisporve beliefs of Christ.
  • The Discourse on Method

    This a philisophical treatise created by Rene Descartes. His work influences hsi readers to abandon their previous notions and look at the world with a clear mind. So to figure out problems. He presents the Method of Deduction.
  • Deduction Method

    This method was created by Rene Descartes that explained how to gather a lot of information to come up with a concise and constructive answer to complex questions.
  • Discourse on Two New Sciences published

    This was Galileo's final book on Scientific theory. This book covered all of his discoveries in physics over the last thirty years and this was the last book before the Catholic church executed him for treason.
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    Isaac Newton

  • Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica

    This book was created by Isaac Newton to state the law of gravity and to expand and other observations other scientist had made. He created three laws of motion. The laws of motion he creates are the basis of physics and allow other to expand on what he lays out in this treatise
  • Opticks

    This book was made by Isaac Newton.This book which is regarded as one of the greatest books in Scientific history, lays out the refraction of light and the basics on the optics.