WC II Chapter 14 Study Guide Online - Chapter 14 Study Guide Kohl Wileczek 1 Copernicus Nicolaus Copernicus was a Polish clergymen who was interested in

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Chapter 14 Study GuideKohl Wileczek1.CopernicusNicolaus Copernicus was a Polish clergymen who was interested in mathematics and the astrology and astronomy science fields. Believed the sun was the center of the universe and Earth wasn’t stationary breaking traditional thought that everything revolved around the Earth. This change in thinking from geocentric to heliocentric became known as the Copernican Revolution. 2.GalileoGalileo Galilei was a prominent figure in the scientific revolution. He described the world in mathematical terms;Theory of inertia: showing bodies once set in motion will stay in motion. Observations of the heavenly bodies made through his telescope confirmed view that heavenly bodies besides Earth were imperfect solidifying that Copernicus was right in his theory. People who didn’t believe his system were so called “simpletons” which put him into direct conflict with conservatives from the Catholic church.3.NewtonIsaac Newton picked up where the greats before him left off. He developed Calculus and investigated the nature of light; he formulated and mathematically
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