The Scientific Revolution

  • Period: Apr 12, 1473 to Apr 12, 1543

    Nicolaus Copernicus

    He studied law and medicine at Bologna Padue in Italy. He aslso studied astronomy, He believed the old Greek astronomer theories that were delvolped 1000 years pryor.
  • Period: Apr 12, 1488 to Apr 12, 1532

    Otto Brunfels

    He was the first to conduct major experiments on plants. His studies made a lot of people mad and worried that it was dangerous to the well-being to others. He was a strong minded man and continued his research to help later people studied plants. m
  • Period: Apr 12, 1501 to Apr 12, 1566

    Leonard Fuchs

    He was a botanist. He produce a guide on medical plants in the history of observation. They say that his woodcut prints are the best in his period.
  • Period: Apr 12, 1514 to Apr 12, 1564

    Andreas Vesalius

    He was a student and a professor. He studied questions on anatomy. He produced "On the Fabric Of the human Body". It was considered to be the first great work of modern scientist
  • Period: Apr 12, 1546 to

    Tycho Brahe

    He designed new instruments to help future astronomers. He ran his own printing press. He liked to observe young astronomers to help become better.
  • Period: Apr 12, 1548 to

    Giordano Bruno

    He was an italian monk who published works on the universe and how the world works. he studied philosophy and laid all of his findings in his books. He found that the Earth, Sun, and planets are constanly moving
  • Period: Apr 12, 1550 to

    John Napier

    he was a great mathmetician. He spent 20 years finding tools to help calculate better in the future. He produced a book and contasin the fruits of labors.
  • Period: Jan 22, 1561 to

    Francis Bacon

    Bacon was born in Strand, London. At 12 years old Francis enrolled in a law program at Honourable Society of Gray's Inn. A year later he left school and worked wih a British ambassader. In 1581 he recieved a job as a member for Cornwall in the House of Common. He was very successful untill he was accused in 1621 for accetping bribes by Parliament. The scandel had a heavy impact on Bacon and he died 5 years after the "crime."
  • Period: Feb 15, 1564 to

    Galileo Galilei

    Galilei was the first to make regular observations of the heavens using a telescope. With the telescope Galilei made several discoveries such as mountains on Earth's moon, four moons revolving around Jupiter and sunspots. His discoveries were published in The Staary Messenger in 1610. Although his discoveries amazed many he was under suspicion by the Catholic Church. He was ordered to stop but Isaac Newton soon picked up where he left off.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1571 to

    Johnannes Kepler

    He was a great mathemattician and believed that secrets of nature were written in the language of math. He was one of the mathematicians who oped new theories that became the foundation of the Scientific Revolution.With these theories it made it easier for math today.
  • Period: Apr 11, 1578 to

    William Harvey

    He was involved in medicine and added to the understanding to human anatomy, by disscting bodies at the University of Padue. He showed that the heart not the liver was the begining point for the circulation of blood
  • Apr 12, 1579

    Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

    It was the three laws of Planertary motion it contained
    Law one- The planets move around the sun not in circles but in ellipses
    Law Two-The planets do not move uniformly
    Law Three- The squares that planets orbit are from the sun
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    Rene Descartes

    He was a French philosopher. He wrote about the uncertianty that seemed to be everywhere Philosophy dominated Western.
  • Galilieo Project

    The project is about the work of life Galileo did. It basicly states about his finding in science and life experiences. It is also about colleges
  • Doctrine of Uniformity

    This was a big step in physics and astronomy. It states that basicly there is a cause and an effect to everything. It is explain through heavenly bodies.
  • Aristotelian System

    This is a broad term used to express Aristotle by the ancients. this was used to keep the church together. This contain the truths about biology, physics, and astronomy. They proved theses truths were lies.
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    Margaret Cavendish

    She came from a artistic family, tutored at home, and studied proper upbringing-music, dancing, reading, and needlework. She wrote Observations Upon Experimental Philosophy. She had strong views on humans, through science, were masters of nature.
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    Robert Boyle

    He was one of the first scientist to conduct experiments in chemistry. His work on gas led to Boyels Law- the volume of a gas varies with the preasure excerted on it.
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    Isaac Newton

    Isaac studied at Cambridge University. He later became a professor of mathematics at the university and wrote Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy or simply, the Principia. Newton
  • Newtons Law of Motion

    Law One- and object in motion stays in motion
    Law Two- an objects mass times its force
    Law Three- For every action there is an opposite reaction