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Unformatted text preview: revolving around sun = earth just another planet B. Tycho Brahe (1546-1601): meticulous observations and plotting of moons and planets (without telescope) C. Johannes Kepler (1571-1630): used Brahe’s observations to formulate 3 laws of planetary motion D. Galileo Galilei (1564-1642): law of inertia, and most celebrated findings in the field of astronomy 1. Doc .: The Starry Messenger (1610) and The Assayer (1619): determines Jupiter has moons, earth’s moon uneven; science as way to know the world and the universe 2. Famously made to answer to the Papal Inquisition in 1633 E. The great synthesizer, Isaac Newton (1642-1727): law of universal gravitation F. Francis Bacon (1561-1626) and René Descartes (1596-1650): important proponents of the scientific method IV. The effects—both short-term and long-term—of the Scientific Revolution A. Still an elite endeavor of intellectuals, not necessarily brought to the European masses B. Religion vs. science?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course GAME dota taught by Professor Chen during the Spring '11 term at University of Colorado Denver.
- Spring '11