H102-3 The Scientific Revolution

H102-3 The Scientific Revolution - -Galileo(1564-1642 –...

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The Scientific Revolution Elements: - new technology (precision instruments) - ‘Scientific Method’ (inductive reasoning) Major Figures : - Copernicus (1473-1543) – Heliocentrism - Kepler (1571-1630) – Laws of Planetary Motion
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Unformatted text preview: -Galileo (1564-1642) – Principle of Inertia-Newton (1642-1727) – Theory of Gravitation Royal Society [England] – example of new scientific ‘think-tanks’ being formed (gentleman-scholars)...
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