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Chapter 2 the Renaissance WorldThe invention of the printing started in ChinaGutenberg developed a method of casting movable type that could be used to print anumber of books relatively cheaply( invented the printing press)Renaissance ScienceNicolaus Copernicus- published his heliocentric (sun-centeredz0 view of the universe.He was an astronomer. Earth revolves around the sun.Galileo Galilei- advanced Renaissance astronomy and laid the foundations of scientificmethod still used today.Hans Lippershey-constructed the first refracting telescope see(scope) distance(tele)Used in both war and peaceGalileo was commissioned to investigate this telescope, which he founded to be true.With the telescope, he discovered the sun was indeed the center of the universe. Galileoalso published a hypothetical debate titled Dialogue on the Two Greatest Systems of theWorld, the Ptolemaic and the CopernicanTwo contributions from EnglandIsaac Newton

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Fall
Professor
Dr. Jackie Robinson

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