Science and Inquiry Notes

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Science and Inquiry Notes There are five elements: earth, air, fire and water.  The last is ether or the elements of the heavens. Observation is extremely important… Aristotle did a  tremendous amount of observation in his experiments. Euclid: developed a theory of geometry.  After him  geometry talked about figures that were already on  Ptolemy: Believed the earth is at the center of the  universe, everything revolves around it in a complex  system of interlocking spheres.  The spheres make  sounds and they have points of light on them. Aquinas:  Part of what he did was produce a synthesis  of Christianity with Ptolemy and Aristotle. Copernicus (1500 C.E.): Copernicus was hired by the  Church to devise a better calendar.  In the process  of devising a better computational method for  predicting the motions of the planets- including the 
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course TRAD 104 taught by Professor Freeble during the Fall '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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