Scientist of the Scientific Revolution

    Galileio Galilei

Galileo Galilei was an Italian polymath,astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician he played a huge role in the scientific revolution in the 17th century.

 

Discovered: Callisto,Europa,Ganymede,Rings of saturn and io.

 

 

 

 

 

 Quotes:

You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.
 
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
 
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.

 

        Isaac Newton 

Isaac Newton was an English mathematician, astronomer, and physicist who was a key figure in the scientific revolution.

 

He is known for Newtons law of motion and Universal Gravity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Quotes:

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.
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Francis Bacon 

Francis Bacon was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, and author.He was apart of the english renaissance and a key part in the scientific revoltuion.The Baconian method is the investigative method developed by Sir Francis Bacon. The method was put forward in Bacon's book Novum Organum (1620), or 'NewMethod', and was supposed to replace the methods put forward in Aristotle's Organon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Quotes:

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
 
 
 
 
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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simon Stevin 

Simon Stevin, sometimes called Stevinus, was a Flemish/Dutch/Netherlandish mathematician, physicist and engineer.He was active in many areas of science.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quotes:"What seems mysterious can be understood"

 

 

Nicholaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus was a Renaissance mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quotes: 

To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.
 

 

Mathematics is written for mathematicians.