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HIS 2 Sci Rev

Scientific Revolution

Ptolemaic System Theory that the earth is the stationary system of the universe with the sun, moon, planets, and stars revolving about it in circular orbits at various distances.
Copernicus Published “De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium.” In it, he presented the theory that the Earth orbited the sun.
Johannes Kepler During an unsuccessful attempt to discern a grand scheme that defined the universe’s structure he came up w/ laws of planetary motion, which explained orbital properties of planets and factored into Isaac Newtown’s later work.
Galileo Galilei Invented the telescope. Tried to defend heliocentric Copernican view of the universe and refute the Aristotelian system in his book, Diaglogue on the Two Chieft Systems of the World. He was censored by the Catholic church and sentenced to house arrest.
Isaac Newton Formulated an accurate comprehensive model of the workings of the universe based on the law of universal gravitation.
Principia (1687) Philosphopia Naturalis Principia Mathematica. Written by Isaac Newton, which explained his theories.
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