1. The scientific revolution

1. The scientific revolution - 1) indicating the author and...

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1) indicating the author and text or source in which the term or phrase occurs, Galileo Galilei (dialogue concerning the two chief world systems) 2) describe briefly its meaning and significance to the text in which it appears His work imply that the best way to understand nature was through mathematics not religion, which supported the Copernican theory and reinforce the new way of thinking, scientific method (P.3) Galileo openly supported the Copernican theory (p.3) He argue that the earth wmove around the sun, it rotated on its axis as well on a daily basis to create night on the one half of earth and day on the other in relation to sun The earth’s movement around the sun create earth’s different seasons (p.8) His scientific method would ‘reveal many observations unknown to the ancients” (p.3) Researching the observation and his mathematical calculations of the planets augmented by his own observations – without a telescope, which had not been invented yet, he concluded the sun is the centre of the universe and the earth and othehr planet revolved around it (heliocentric view) He asserted that the movement is circular, Galileo proven that the movement was elliptical or elongated . However his view is just a theory, no way to prove it and most of the people are illiterate, no way they could find out about this new theory. Describe in the text book “the dialogues concerning the two chief world systems”. He demolish the traditional approaches to understanding the world. In other
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course KINE 1000 taught by Professor Safai during the Spring '09 term at York University.

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