Scientific Revolution

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  • Jan 1, 1543

    Andreas Vesalius Publishes On the Fabric of the Human Body

    Adreas Vesalius writes a textbook about human anatomy. It corrected some of the major errors that were made by previous test.
  • Jan 1, 1543

    Copernicus publishes De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium (On the Revolutions of Celestial Bodies)

    De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium (On the Revolutions of Celestial Bodies) is considered to be considered to be Copernicus's greatest work. It challenged many previous beliefs by the church and other scientists.
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  • Francois Viete Invents Analytical Trigonometry

    Vete's invention is incredibly important to the improvement of physics and astronomy.
  • Galileo Galilei Demonstrates the Properties of Gravity

    Galileo shows, that from the top of the leaning tower of Pisa, that a one- pound weight and a one hundred-pound weight, dropped at the same moment, hit the ground at the same moment, proving the Aristotelian system wrong.
  • Galileo Publishes Messenger of the Heavens

    Galileo's writes a 24-page booklet to describe his observations from the telescope of the moon's surface, and of Jupiter's moons, making the Church mad. The Inquisition warns Galileo to desist from spreading his theories.
  • Johannes Kepler Reveals His Third and Final Law of Planetary Motion

    Keplar's laws of planetary motion are the final starw in breaking the belief of Aristotlian beliefs.
  • Francis Bacon publishes Novum Organum

    This book was critical in the development of the Scientific Method. It also improved upon Aristotle's previous ideas abour finding things out.
  • Galileo publishes Dialogue on the Two Chief Systems of the World

    Galileo's books uses physics to prove the Aristotelian idea that the Earth is the center of the solar system is wrong and supports the Copernicus's heliocentric view.
  • Galileo is forced to take back his ideas

    The Church forces Galileo to take back his theories about the way the universe works. The church burns The Dialouge and posts his punishment at all major universities.
  • Isaac Newton Publishes Philosophia Naturalis Principia Mathematica

    Pretty much the most important event in the history of science, the Principia lays out Newton's ideas about the universe according to the law of universal gravitation. The book represents the integration of the works of all of the great astronomers who preceded Newton, and remains the base of modern physics and astronomy.