Unit 5 Timeline

  • 100


    Sieve of Eratosthenes was an ancient algorithm for finding all the prime numbers up to any limit.
  • 100

    Claudius Ptolemy

    He compiled a star catalog and the earliest surviving table of a trigonometric function and established mathematically that an object and its mirror image must make equal angles to a mirror.
  • 1500

    Tyler Brahe

    Discovered the Tychonic system in the 1500s, The Tychonic system is a model of the Universe in which Tyler saw the mathematical benefits of the Copernican system.
  • 1550

    Nicolaus Copernicus

    Heliocentrism is the astronomical model in which the Earth and planets revolve around the Sun at the center of the Universe. This was discovered in the 16th century.
  • Johannes Kepler

    Kepler's laws of planetary motion these laws help describe the orbits of planets around the Sun.
  • Sir Isaac Newton

    Newton's 3 Laws of physics, these help scientists understand things about motion it also talked about mechanic energy.
  • Albert Einstein

    E = mc^2, This is the theory of relativity, this is the best understanding for scientists about what happens in our universe.