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The Scientific Revolution

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Taylor McDowell

on 3 May 2010

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Transcript of The Scientific Revolution

The Factors that contributed of the birth of the Scientific Revolution Nothing was to be believed unless you could prove it by an experiment or mathematics. The Scientific Revolution was the transformation in thinking that it occured during the 1500's and 1600's which led to a new system of investigation Scientists were able to use new instruments such as the barometer, the microscope, and the theormometer. These instruments would help measure and observe. The Heliocentric Theory shows the univers wtih the Sun at in the center and the planets orbiting the Sun Nicolaus Copericus discovered ancient writings arguing about how the sun was the center of the universe Johannes Kepler was a brilliant mathematician. He discovered that the orbits were not exact circles, they were ovals called ellipses. Galieo provided concrete evidence that Earth revolves around the sun. He published his findings in 1632 in a work called Diologue on the Two Great Systems of the World. Descartes helped to shape the Scientific method by arguing that everything had to be proved, except basic ideas that were true beyond all doubt. Bacon argued that only through observation and repeatable experiments could theories be built.
Newtons book contained laws of motion and universal gravitation which explained the movements of objects on Earth as well as of the planets. Robert Hoolce of England first person to identify cells in living matter. Robert Boule a Scientists is known as the founder of modern chemistry Joseph Priestly a chemsist discovered the element oxygen
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