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1486 -- The Malleus Malificarum (The Hammer of the Witches) is published as an influential guidebook to identifying witches and bringing them to punishment. 1514 -- The initial appearance of the heliocentric theory of Nicholas Copernicus (1473-1543) is associated with the private circulation of a manuscript known as the Commentariolus (The Little Commentary) which was published many years later. 1522 -- Ferdinand Magellan famously completes the first circumnavigation of the globe. 1543 -- One of the most famous publications in natural philosophy was the anatomical book of Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564), De fabrica (On the Fabric of the Human Body). It was arguably the most important anatomical texts of the century, at once criticizing the work of the ancients, principally Galen, which offering new illustrations based on first-hand observation and fresh dissections. In the same year appeared Copernicus' heliocentric theory' in his De revolutionibus orbium coelestium (On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres), by one tradition, these two works, if only symbolically, launched the 'Scientific Revolution'. 1561 -- Gabriele Falloppio (1523-1562) announces his discovery of the fallopian tubes in his
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course ORGANIC CH 341 taught by Professor Idk during the Spring '11 term at University of Wisconsin.

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