Taylor Ormond/Scientific Revolution

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  • Period:
    Nov 8, 1500

    Scientific Revoution

  • Nov 8, 1543

    Heliocentric Model

    Heliocentric Model
    In 1543 Copernicus worked on the heliocentric model of the solar system it was published, in which he tried to prove that the sun was the center of the universe.
  • Nov 12, 1564

    Galileo Galilei

    Galileo Galilei
    Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa
  • Demonstrates the Properties of Gravity

    Demonstrates the Properties of Gravity
    Galileo demonstrates, from the top of the leaning tower of Pisa, that a one- pound weight and a one hundred-pound weight, dropped at the same moment, hit the ground at the same moment, proving someone wrong the struggle of the Aristotelian system that the rate of fall of an object is dependent upon its weight. He gives more details fully on this demonstration years later in his 1638 Discourse on Two New Sciences.
  • Galileo Galilei

    Galileo Galilei
    Galileo Galilei demonstrates that a shot through the air follows a bowl-shaped path.
  • Opticks

    Isaac Newton publishes the first edition of his Opticks, based on work done during his days a Cambridge, including a series of creating a opinion about nature and natural philosophy under enumerated as "Queries".