Scientific Revolution 

By Raka Wood

Galileo Galilei

Major Developments/Ideas: The moons of Jupiter, The Earth Revolves Around The Sun, Advancements in the telescope, ect.

 

Books:

The Assayer 

Two New Sciences

De MotuAntiquorum

Philosiphy:

Galileo is Said to be the centerpiece of the Scientific revolution

"You cannot Teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.

BLAISE PASCAL

Ideas/ Major Ideas: Pascal Triangle/Probability Theory

 

Published Material

Pensees

Human Happiness

Selections from the Thoughts

Philosiphy: Blaise thought that God is unlikely

Quotes:

-We know the truth, not only by the reason, but by the heart.

-I have made this letter longer than usual because i lack the time to make it shorter.

Issac Newton

"I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of people"

Advancements/Ideas

Newtons Law

Gravity

3 Laws of motion

Books

Optiks

The Method of Fluxions

 

Philosiphy: 

Newton made one of the most influencial books in physics history.

William Harvey

Books

THe sketches of Hayti

"All we know is still infinitely less than all that remains unknown."

Major Achievements

Discovered the flow of blood through the body 

 

John Wallis

Books:

CORNWALL REGISTER

Eight Letters Concerning the Blessed Trinity

Major Achievements/Ideas

He was Knighted

 infinitesimal calculus

The infinity Sign

 “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.”