Scientists from the Scientific Revolution

Isaac Newton

 

Quotes

 

  • No great discovery was ever made without a bold guess.¨
  • ¨i can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people¨
  • Tact is the knack of making a point without an enemy¨

 

Ideas

 

  • Several laws and motion called Newton´s Law

 

Published works

 

  • He published a book called ¨ The Principia: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy
  • Opticks
  • the laws of gravitaion

 

John Wallis

 

 

Qoute

 

  • " Whereas Nature does not admit of more than three dimensions it may justly seem very improper to talk of a solid ... drawn into a fourth, fifth, sixth, or further dimension.” 

Ideas

 

  • An English Mathematician who contributed the origins of calculus.

Published Works

 

  • Credited for introducing the symbol for infinity

 

William Harvey

 

Quotes:

 

  • ¨ All we know is still infinitely less than all that remains unknown. ¨
  • ¨ I avow myself the partisan of truth alone. ¨

Ideas:

 

  • He is the father of physiology
  • He discovered the circulation of blood through the body

Published Work:

 

  • His masterpiece called "De Moto Cordis – the Motion of the Heart. Its full title in English is: Anatomical Studies on the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals."

 

Blaise Pascal

 

 Quotes:

 

  • " Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself. "
  • " We know the truth, not only by the reason, but also by the heart. "
  • " Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much. "
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Ideas:

 

  • He is known for contributing pascal's probability and theory.

Published works:

 

  • He invented an early calculator called pascaline and roulette machine.

Galileo Galilei

 

 

Quotes:

 

  • " All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. "
  • " You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself  "
  • " I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him. "
Ideas:
  • Responsible for discovering the 4 moons of Jupiter, and he also declared that Earth revolves around the sun.
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Published Works:
 
  •  Advancing the use of telescope and published a book called Dialogue on the Two Great  World System
  • Father of modern science and discovered 4 major most massive moons of Jupiter called Galilean Moons.