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Scientific Revolutio

Ptolemy? Greek astronomer, taught earth was center of the universe
Nicolas Copernicus? On the revolution of the heavenly spheres
Heliocentric? Sun created/ sun center of universe
What if Ptolemy was wrong? Then the church should be questioned
Tycho Brahe? Studied the sky for years collecting data
Johannes Kepler? Calculated orbits of the plants revolving around the sun, showed planets do not move in a perfect circle, but-oval orbit
Galileo (Accomplishments) ? Used telescope to observe moons around Jupiter
Galileo (Trouble Church) ? Challenged the idea that the heavens are fixed, unmoving, perfect
Galileo (1633 trials)? Threatened with death in less he started publicly that the earth is the center of the universe
Scientific Method? Scientist did not rely of authority or the bible, but relied on observations and experimentation
Francis Bacon? Believed observations and experiments could make life better for people
Rene Descartes? Believed human reasoning was best road to understanding "I think, therefore I am"
Newton ties it all together? Explained why planets move.
Gravity ? A single force which keeps planets in their orbit.
Laws? All motion in the universe can be measured and described mathematically
What is a revolution? Marked by great and violent change, to change completely.
What id the enlightenment ? Time of thinking about welfare of society, freedom of individual
Created by: mhackett