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Scientific Revolution PPT Notes Name: History Period: November 14th, 2016 One person or institution can have a great influence on the course of events. When should one question authority? What was the Scientific Revolution? Refers to historical changes in thought and belief in the world of science that unfolded in Europe between roughly Began with Nicolaus ..(1473-1543), who asserted a heliocentric (sun-centered) universe Ended with Isaac .. (1642-1727), who proposed universal laws and a Mechanical Universe Where did previous knowledge come from? Medieval scientists, known as “..” did not make observations of the world and nature so much as relied on ancient authorities , especially Aristotle, for their scientific knowledge Renaissance humanists studied the newly discovered works of ancient thinkers like Ptolemy, Archimedes, and Plato. Technical problems, like .. how much weight a ship could hold, spurred a movement towards observation and measurement. New instruments like the .. and .. made fresh observations and discoveries possible. .. spread ideas more quickly than ever before. Ptolemy 90 -168 was a Roman citizen of Egypt who wrote in Greek .. System: Medieval philosophers constructed a .. - Earth is at the center . Universe was a series of .. spheres with a .. Earth in the middle Insisted that the orbits were ... Nicolas Copernicus 1473-1543 1543-Published his famous work, On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres , in 1543 Believed his .. -with the Sun in the center- system was more accurate than the Ptolemaic system.
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