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Unformatted text preview: Began shortly after the invention of movable type in 1492 Publication and dissemination key Spread like wildfire in the 1500s Early luminaries included Newton, Galileo and Copernicus Chemical Revolution Important progress in the 1600s Early experimental focus was on discovery of elements and their properties Shortly thereafter chemists began to ask how there elements combined Quantitative aspects of combination would be key to understanding atoms....
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- Spring '08