Scientific Revolution

Timeline created by jjenkins04
  • Period:
    Jan 1, 1472
    to

    Scientific Revolution

  • Feb 19, 1473

    Nicolaus Copernicus was Born

    Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland.
  • Jan 1, 1486

    The Malleus Maleficarum is published

    This book was a guide on how to figure out who the witches are and how to punish those suspected to be witches.
  • Jan 1, 1530

    Syphilis is discovered

    Syphilis is discovered by physician Girolamo Fracastoro. He provides the first detailed description of the disease.
  • Jan 19, 1545

    Girolamo Cardano releases The Great Art

    The Great Art was a book that showed many algebraic methods and new innovations on how to look at problems of a third degree.
  • Nov 20, 1545

    Ambroise Pare introduces new surgical methods

    Ambroise Pare introduced now ways to treat wounds and also argued to use ointments insteasd of boiling oils to treat these wounds. He also came up with the idea of of ligature , tying off blood vessels to stop profuse bleeding.
  • Feb 16, 1564

    Galileo Galilei was born, And Michaelangelo Dies

    Galilei was born in Pisa,Italy. Who later in life will be known for being an Astronomer and Physicist.
    Also Michaelangelo Buonarroti the famous painter dies in Florence, Italy
  • The Telescope is invented

    The telescope was invented in the Netherlands. It uses a concave eye piece with a convex objective lens. It was invented by a man named Hans Lipperhey.
  • Johannes Kepler releases Astronomia Nova

    The book by Johannes Kepler describes the path that Mars takes in revolving around the sun. He tells that the planet takes a non-uniform path around the sun called an ellipse. He also says that he thinks that a bi-polar magnetism is the reason for the planetary paths.
  • Galileo releases Discours on Two New Sciences

    This book put together Galileo's efforts on the problem of motion. Galileo's "New" Sciences has alot to do with the strengths of different materials.
  • Observations of capillaries

    Marcello Malpighi observes how the capillaries join the veins and arteries in the human body with a microscope.
  • Newton builds his first telescope

    Sir Isaac Newton creates a new design for a telescope called Newtonian design. This telescpope was a reflecting telescope. The Newtonian Telescope uses two mirrors one that is a flat mirror and one that is a diagonal mirror.
  • Observation of spermatozoa

    Antoni van Leeuwenhoek looks at spermatozoa using a microscope. He then argues that the spermatozoa is not a disease but a soure of reproduction .
  • Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica was published

    Sir Isaac Newton writes his book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica. His book contains Newtons three Laws of Motion and also formed a foundation for classical mechanics.