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              Scientific Revolution

 

Nicolaus Copernicus: Astronomy 

Developments/ ideas:

  • at the age of 18 Nicholaus began as an undergraduate and studied astronomy, philosophy, mathematics, and sciences. 
  • Became the doctor of law
  • learned greek 

Published materials:

  • Narratio Prima
  • trigonometry 

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Blaise Pascal: Experiments

Developments/ ideas:

  • Became known as pascal's law
  • most important mathematician 
  • influencing works on philosophy and theology
  • wrote important treatise

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Invented the calculator .
  • Invented the syringe and the hydraulic press

 

Isaac Newton: sciences

Developments/ideas:

  • He formulated the 3 laws of motion
  • helped advance fields and physics
  • became a legacy for the next 3 centuries 

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Published materials:

  • Mathematical Principles of Philosophy
  • Theological manuscripts
  • A treatise of the system of the world

 

Andreas Versalius:medicines

Developments/ ideas:

  • was taught anatomy by Johann guinter 
  • He did dissections and impressed Guinter
  • Studied arts and Latin

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Published materials:

  • De Humani corporis fabrica libri septem

 

John Napier: Mathematicians 

Developments/ideas:

  • Made remarkable discoveries in math studies
  • worked on the device called Napiers rods or bones that can help calculate

Published materials:

  • A Description of the Admirable Table of Logarithmes

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