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HWH10: Unit 3

Scientific Revolution

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The heliocentric theory of the universe was proposed by: Copernicus
The heliocentric theory of the universe is based on the idea that: The SUN is the center of the universe
The geo-centric theory of the universe is based on the idea that: The EARTH is the center of the universe
Copernicus' most famous work is known as: On the Revolution of Celestial Spheres
Why did Copernicus wait until after his death to publish his most famous work? He was fearful of persecution by religious authority (the Catholic Church)
Brahe's most famous work is known as: De nova stella
What did Brahe do for a living He was an astronomer
What did Brahe believe in about the universe? He was the only believer in the geo-heliocentric theory
Who did Brahe hire to work for him? Kepler
What did Brahe build The best observatory of his time
The Scientific Revolution is: a period of time in which significant advancements were made in biology, astronomy, chemistry, physics, and mathematics
Planetary motion deals with: The laws relating to how planets orbit
The Scientific Revolution caused Improvements in medicine and scientific instruments
Kepler is known for proving Copernicus's ideas about planetary motion & heliocentrism
Galileo's most famous work is known as The Starry Messenger
Galileo believed in the ____________ theory of the universe. Heliocentric
Galileo invented the: Modern telescope
Galileo was forced by the Catholic Church, was forced to recant some of his views, was tried for heresy and was placed on: House arrest
Newton's most famous work was: Principia
Isaac Newton explained: Laws of gravitation
Newton believed in the __________ theory of the universe Heliocentric
Newton helped improve: Galileo's telescope
Bacon's most famous work is known as Novum Organum
Bacon is known as the father of the: Scientific Method
Empiricism is the idea that we learn through experience which was an idea created by: Francis Bacon
Harvey's most famous work was: De motu cordis
Harvey is credited with discovering the Circulatory system
Harvey was a Biologist & physiologist
Pascal's most famous work is known as Lettres provinciales
Pascal was a(n) Mathematician
Kepler was a(n) Mathematician
Pascal believed what held answers about the universe? Both science & religion
The Catholic Church believed in: a geocentric theory
The Catholic Church believed that what held answers about the universe? religion is the only thing that can give us answers
Created by: thompsonce