Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica
Newton had new ideas about motion, which he called his three laws of motion.
John Napier of Merchiston was a Scottish landowner known as a mathematician, physicist, and astronomer
The eighth laird of Merehiston, John Napier was the son of Sir Archibald Napier by his first wife, Janet Bothwell, daughter of an Edinburgh burgess.
In such conditions, it is hardly surprising that many mathematicians were acutely aware of the issues of computation and were dedicated to relieving practitioners of the calculation burden.
Francis Bacon was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, and author.
Bacon has been called the creator of empiricism. His works established and popularized inductive methodologies for scientific inquiry, often called the Baconian method, or simply the Scientific Method
He began his professional life as a lawyer, but he has become best known as a philosophical advocate and defender of the scientific revolution.
Simon Stevin , sometimes called Stevinus, was a Flemish/Dutch/Netherlandish mathematician, physicist and engineer.
Simon Stevin (Dutch: ... he suggested improvements including ideas that the wheels should move slowly with a better system for meshing of the gear teeth.
Simon Stevin Unsourced material may be challenged and ... Virtually all of Stevin's writings have been published in five volumes
Galileo Galilei's mistress Marina Gamba. In The Assayer he wrote "Philosophy is written in this grand book.
Galileo Galilei's mistress Marina Gamba ... Galileo dismissed the idea, held by his contemporary Johannes Kepler, that the moon caused the tides.
Galileo Galilei commonly known as Galileo, was an Italian astronomer and philosopher who first used a telescope to observe and describe astronomical objects.