Feb 19, 1473
Nicolaus CopernicusAn astronmer during the Renaissance period. Came up with the idea of the Heliocentric model and then wrote a book about it. He died shortly after he made the Heliocentric Hypothesis so, he never go in to any trouble.
Jan 1, 1510
Ambroise PareHe was an official royal french surgeon for kings Henry II, Francis II, Charles IX, and Henry III. He is well known for being one of the developers of surgery and modern forensic pathology.
Dec 14, 1546
Tycho BraheHe was a Danish nobleman who is known for giving accurate observations of astrnomical and planetary events. He observed the SN 1572. By observing it at Herravad Abbey he found out that it was a supernova, a new star.
Feb 15, 1564
Galileo GalileiSupported Copernicus's idea of the Heliocentric Model after noticing the three moons orbiting around Jupiter with an advanced telescope. He made a book, Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems. He was supposd to write about both geocentric and heliocentric models but, he leaned towards the Heliocentric model. The Church then made him go to trial and he was then found guilty of heresy. Unlike Copernicus, Galileo got into trouble because of the heliocentric model
Dec 27, 1571
Johann KeplerHe was an assistant to Tycho Brahe. He is known for his laws of planetary motion.
Apr 1, 1578
William HarveyHe was an english doctor who explained in detail how the blood circulates and pumps throughout the body from the heart.
Issac NewtonHe was an English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, natural philosopher, alchemist, and theologian. Many believe that he is the most influential scientist of all time.