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Scientific Revolution

A change in thought, belief and social/ institutional organization.

Isaac was born on January 4, 1643, in Woolsthorpe, England. He later became a physicist and mathematician. He is creditted as on of the great minds of the scientific revolution. He developed the principles of modern physics

Isaac

Newton

"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.
Tact is the knack of making a point without making an enemy"

William Harvey was born on April 1, 1578 in Folkestone, Kent. He was educated at Kings College in Canterbury then at Cambridge University. He then studied medicine at the University of Padua in Italy where Hieronymus Fabricius a scientists, and surgeon tutored him. After learning Hieronymus Fabricius' beliefs and studies he furthered his study of the body and its works.

William harvey

After learning Hieronymus Fabricius' theories he furthered his research of the body and later created a book 'Exercitatio Anatomica de Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus' ('An Anatomical Study of the Motion of the Heart and of the Blood in Animals') where he explained how the heart, veins, and blood works. The book took off in England.

Tycho Brahe was born on December 14, 1546 in Skane, Denmark, which is now in Sweden. He is the oldest son of Otto Brahe and Beatte Bille. He was brought up by his paternal J rgen Brahe and later became his heir. He was a Danish Nobleman mostly known for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical and planetary observations. I also discoverd SN1572 (super nova).

Tycho Brahe

" I conclude, therefore, that this star is not some kind of comet or a fiery meteor... but that it is a star shining in the firmament itself one that has never previously been seen before our time, in any age since the beginning of the world."

Francis Bacon was born on January 22, 1561 In Strand, London, UK. He was a statesman, jurist, orator, author, and  an English philosopher. He was partially creditted for the development of the scientifuic method which is the foundation of modern science inquiry. He served as an Attorney General and also a Lord Chancellor of England.

"If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties."

John Wallis was born on November 23, 1616 in Ashford, UK. He was a grammarian, founder member of the Royal Society, and an Engilsh mathematician who is partially creditted for the developement of infinitesimal calculus. Between 1643 and 1689 he served as a cryptographer for the Parliament and later the royal court.

John Wallis

 “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.”