This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: o Removed gods from astronomy o Arabs translated Greek material that was burned- developed alebra Renaissance o Rediscovery o Sailing related to the stars Copernicus o Wrote a book that said There is not centre of universe The apparent retrograde motion of the planets is caused by the motion of the earth from which one observes Modern cosmological principles o Every direction is relative o There is no unique place in the universe(isotropy) o Wherever one stands in the universe, the universe looks the same(homogeneity) Johannes Kepler o Mathematician who wanted to become a priest o Assistant to Brahe...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ENG 2a taught by Professor Humancore during the Winter '06 term at UC Irvine.
- Winter '06