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Unformatted text preview: Embraced by ancient Greeks such as Aristotle Copernicus (1543) Proposed the sun was in the center Assumed each planets is on circular orbit around the sun Science works for what it aims to do. Effectiveness form systematic testing and observation and natural explanations. Galileo (Early 1600s) First to use telescope to look at night sky Discovered o Milky Way = myriads of stars o Phases of Venus Confirmed heliocentric model o Sunspots o Craters, maria on Moon o Rings of Saturn o 4 moons orbiting Jupiter...
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- Fall '08