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Scientific Revolution

By: Naia Burart

Isaac Newton

Newton formulated the laws of motion and universal gravitation that dominated scientist. 

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Philosophiae Natural Principia Mathematica. Published on July 5, 1687

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Galileo Galilei

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Galileo Galilei discovered the four largest satellites of Jupiter. He also invented a military compass and other instruments.

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Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World System was published in 1632. It is a Italian language book. 

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Nicolaus Copernicus

Copernican Heliocentrism was a astronomical model developed by Nicolaus Copernicus. This development positioned the Sun near the center of the universe. With no motion. Also, with the Earth and the other planets rotating around it.

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De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium was published around 1514. It was banned by the Roman Catholic Church decades after his death.

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Robert Hooke

Created the law of elasticity. Described the basic unit of life. Also, he did work on gravity and worked as a architect and surveryor.

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Micrographia was published in 1655

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John Wallis

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Developed infinitesimal calculus. He also introduced the infinity sign 

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John Wallis published a treatise on conic sections which were defined analytically.

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