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Unformatted text preview: died in 1630. he had accomplished a lot. He had changed the traditional belief of perfect circles. Copernicus had introduced heliocentrism and its really when keeper combines it with tychos improved observations that it takes off. Kepler brought together astronomy and cosmology. Copernicus also thought he was talking about the real structure but keeper is really making he point that cosmology is the real structure of the heavenly bodies. contemplating TRUE form. He thinks astronomers should be talking about the real structure of the world. The next steps that keeper only started on was developing a physics of motion that would make a moving earth plausible. If you are going to accept the new astronomy you need a new physics of motion. It is galileo that takes the most important steps to providing this. Why do the planets move in an elipses?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course HISTORY 322D taught by Professor Hunt during the Fall '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.
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- Scientific Revolution