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Britain 1625-88

The Scientific Revolution and the Royal Society

Galileo (1564-1642) Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher and mathematician
William Harvey (1578-1657) English physician who was the first to describe accurately how blood was pumped around the body by the heart. He published his findings in 1628
Robert Boyle (1627-1691) Natural philosopher, chemist, physicist and inventor
Robert Hooke (1635-1703) Natural philosopher, inventor and architect. His Micrographia taught how to use the microscope more effectively through use of fascinating pictures
Isaac Newton (1643-1727) Physicist and mathematician who is still regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time.
Scientific revolution The build up of scientific knowledge. From this new laws and inventions would be created. Francis Bacon argued that 'Knowledge is Power'
Francis Bacon (1561-1626) argued scientific knowledge should be based on observation. This idea was known as Empiricism. Sceptical and Methodical approach should be adopted as part of Scientific observation.
Significance of the Royal Society Derived from the elite and professional class. The royal charter was given to the Royal Society in 1662.
Created by: Haribro