The Scientific Revolution - The Scientific Revolution 16th and 17th Centuries Objective To understand the causes of the scientific revolution of the

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The Scientific Revolution16thand 17thCenturies
ObjectiveTo understand the causes of the scientific revolution of the 16thand 17thcenturiesTo understand the ideas of key figures of the Scientific RevolutionTo understand the significance of the Scientific Revolution
Medieval ScienceNot really “science” but accepted body of tradition
The Ptolemaic SystemGeocentric Model
Nicholas Copernicus Polish astronomer (1473-1543)On the Revolution of the Heavenly SpheresPublished just before he diedHeliocentric model
Nicholas Copernicus
The Heliocentric Model
Galileo GaleleiSupporter of heliocentric systemThe TelescopeStarry Messenger
Galileo Galilei
Galileo GalileiGalileo vs. the Catholic churchGalileo on trial in 1616
Tycho BraheDanish astronomer (1546-1601)Geocentric-Heliocentric modelData used by his student, Johannes Kepler
Tycho Brahe
Johannes KeplerGerman astronomer (1571-1630)Argued planets moved in elliptical orbitsBut could not explain why
Johannes Kepler
Johannes Kepler

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