The Scientific Revolution in the 17th Century

  • Nov 12, 1543

    On the Revolution of the Heavenly Orbs

    Idea about the Helio-Centric Universe
  • Nov 12, 1543


    Studied Anatomy
  • Nov 12, 1572

    1572 Crab Nebula-Tycho Brahe

    One of about eight supernovae visible to the naked eye in historical records. It burst forth in early November 1572
  • Nov 12, 1577

    New Comet- Tycho Brahe

    Discovered that comets and similar objects travel above the Earth's atmosphere.
  • Giordano Bruno burned at the Stake

    Thought that the Sun was a star, burned at the stake for heresy
  • Three Laws of Planetary Motion- Kepler

    Three Laws of Planetary Motion
    1: The orbit of every planet is an ellipse with the Sun at one of the two foci.
    2: A line joining a planet and the Sun sweeps out equal areas during equal intervals of time.
    3: The square of the orbital period of a planet is directly proportional to the cube of the semi-major axis of its orbit.
  • Letter to Grand Duchess of Tuscany

    Written by Galileo, it was an essay on the relation between the revelations of the Bible and the new discoveries then being made in science.
  • Novum Organum (New Tools)

    A philosophical work by Francis Bacon. Bacon details a new system of logic he believes is better than the old ways of syllogism. This is known as the Baconian method.
  • William Harvey -On the Movement of the Heart and the Blood

    Established the circulation of the blood
  • Dialogue on Two World Systems

    Italian book written by Galileo Galilei comparing the Copernican system with the traditional Ptolemaic system
  • Galileo banned by the Church

    Galileo was excommunicated by the Church for his beliefs of a heloio-centric universe
  • Discourse on Method

    This is a philosophical and autobiographical book published by René Descartes
  • Discourse on Two New Sciences

    Galileo's final book and a scientific testament covering much of his work in physics over the past thirty years.
  • Malpighi and Capillaries

    It is the missing link in William Harvey's theory of blood circulation.
  • Jean Picard and Mars

    The data Picard obtained on the earth’s dimensions were used by Isaac Newton for confirmation of the law of universal gravitation.
  • Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy)

    work in three books by Sir Isaac Newton. Talks about Newtons Laws of Motion and Gravity
  • Opticks

    A book written by English physicist Isaac Newton. It is about optics and the refraction of light
  • Theory of Induction

    It is a question of whether inductive reasoning leads to knowledge understood in the classic philosophical sense