Scientific Revolution

Timeline created by sandraluna
  • Period:
    Nov 17, 1500
    to

    Scientific Revolution

  • Nov 19, 1530

    Syphilis

    Syphilis
    Girolamo Fracastoro was the one to provide the descriptions of this disease. Syphilis was also known as the French Disease.
  • Nov 19, 1543

    "On the Fabric of the Human Body" is published

    "On the Fabric of the Human Body" is published
    Andreas Vesalius Published it. It is considered to be the first great modern work and the foundation of modern biology, containing many observations about the structure of the human body.
  • Francois Viete Invents analytical Trigonometry

    Francois Viete Invents analytical Trigonometry
    His invention of Trigonometry was quite essential to the study of physics & astronomy. It was a very important step towards the modern Algebra.
  • Galileo Describes the Properties of Gravity.

    Galileo Describes the Properties of Gravity.
    From the top of a tower, Galileo dropped a 1 pound and a 100 pund weight at the same time. Then he realized that the rate of fall of an object depends on the objects weight .
  • Telescope Invented

    Telescope Invented
    The telescope, which was sometimes also known as a "spyglass" was invented in The Netherlands. It was made of a lense & an eye piece
  • Théophraste Renaudot establishes the Bureau d'Adresse

    Théophraste Renaudot establishes the Bureau d'Adresse
    Théophraste Renaudot establishes the Bureau d'Adresse in Paris, It offered conferences and debates about different issues every week, but they were mainly about scientific, medical, and philosophical topics.
  • Mercury.

    Mercury.
    Pierre Gassendi who was quite familiar with Kepler's astronomical tables was the first to observe a transit of the planet Mercury across the sun. Later, the information he collected about Mercury was used by Boulliau.
  • Geometry.

    Geometry.
    Rene Descartes Publishes "Geometry". He showed and expained how motin can be showed as curve along a graph.
  • Observation of Capillaries

    Observation of Capillaries
    Marcello Malpighi used the microscope to observe the capillaries joining arteries and veins.He showed in great detail how the blood cirrculates.
  • Naturalis Principia Mathematica Published

    Naturalis Principia Mathematica Published
    Isaac Newton publishes what might have been the most important event in the history of sciene, the "Naturalis Principia Mathematica", It lays out a very accurate model of the universe organized according to the law of universal gravitation.