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Mike HesterWestern CivilizationFebruary 19, 2013The Scientific RevolutionThe Scientific Revolutiondid not just begin overnight, it took a couple of centuries frommany different thinkers throughout those time periods to help form and structure the informationand ideas that was the scientific revolution.Writers like Nicolaus Copernicus and Tycho Brahehelped to ignite the revolution in the 16thcentury with their findings. It was only 20 years laterafter Brahe the that Johannes’s Kepler, Galileo Galilei and Francis Bacon all came into thepicture and began to also discover findings and create ideas that were all the basis of therevolution. Since Copernicus Brahe and Kepler all came first they helped to influence Newton,Galilei and Bacon later on during their time period. It is a shame that while these men weremaking breakthroughs they were being persecuted and looked down upon because people duringtheir time were scared to speak out against the church and also people had never seen these ideasbefore and thought they were pretty much crazy.In class we discussed the works and readings of Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, Galilei,

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