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Famous Scientists

Name of PersonDiscoveries
Galilieo Galilei discovered the law of the pendulum, discovered that all objects drop at the same speed, and improved the telescope and used it to figure out many things, like the four moons of Jupiter, and that the moon is not perfectly smooth.
Voltaire wrote over seventy different essays on the new ideas of the scientific revolution
Nicolaus Copernicus a scientist in the early 1500’s that followed the heliocentric theory and corrected the calendar.
Tycho Brahe Danish astronomer who used the naked eye to notice patterns in movements of planets.
Johannes Kepler continued the work of Tycho Brahe and was able to prove all these ideas mathematically. Figured out that the planets move in an elliptical orbit.
Francis Bacon English politician and writer who argued against Aristotle’s ideas because he believed in empiricism.
Rene Descartes developed analytical geometry. He found a mathematical way of figuring out the predicted motion of objects.
Sir Isaac Newton English scientist who figured out that the motion of the pendulum applied to the motion of the planets. He also created the law of gravitation.
Edward Jenner discovered a vaccination against smallpox which was done by taking smallpox germs and putting them in the open wound on the skin.
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