The effects of the scientific revolution were The Renaissance, the Age Of Exploration, The Printing Press, and The Reformation. Many inventions were also invented after the Scientific revolution. For example the telescope was made during the Scientific Revolution by Galileo Galilei. Without the Scientific Revolution many of the inventions and ways of thinking wouldn’t have been around
Over time, Galileo recorded information based of his observations of the moon and other celestial bodies. Eventually, Galileo was able to come down to the conclusion that the sun was located at the center of the universe and reinstate Copernicus’ Heliocentric theory. Galileo finally published his findings about the heliocentric theory because he disregarded how the church would react. As a result, his publication was banned by Pope Urban VIII because it once again went against what the church believed. The Catholic Church reacted in a pessimistic manner because they saw Galileo’s publication as an insult after supporting him in the past.
Firstly, Copernicus began to doubt the way that Ptolemy had organized the universe. Also, Ptolemy was an astronomer. Ptolemy 's arrangement of the universe had unanswered questions; which, included: why planets could sometimes look like they were changing directions. Next, he created the Heliocentric Theory. Which, states that the sun is the center of the universe.
Sir Issac Newton and Galileo Galilei were two of the most leading scientist of 17th century. Unfortunately, the two were never able to work together as Issac Newton was born the same year Galileo died, 1642. One thing is for sure, between the two there was a storm of scientific revolution under way. I will begin with the earlier revelations of Galileo. Considered the father of modern science, Galileo made major contributions to the fields of physics, astronomy, cosmology, mathematics and philosophy.
Some of the key discoveries and the innovators of the 17th century Scientific Revolution would be the Copernican System by Nicolas Copernicus. The system introduced three celestial motions which are the Diurnal rotation of the earth on its axis, the earth and the planets, revolve around the sun, and a conical axial motion of the earth to explain the fixed orientation of earth in space. Copernicus was a mathematical, not an observational, astronomer, and the mathematical apparatus of his system was as complex as Ptolemy 's, employing the same geometrical devices. Copernicus sought to purify ancient astronomy, not to overthrow Ptolemy; not a 'revolution ' in the technical sense, in that either system would 'save the phenomena ' to some degree; the Copernican system only altered the geostatic and geocentric premise of ancient astronomy. The main disadvantage of the Copernican system was its violation of Aristotelian physics the physical problems involved with the heliocentric system called for a new, as yet
At the time (1600 hundredths) the main astronomical theory was developed by Aristotle, and he believed that the Earth was the centre of the solar system, and that different objects with larger mass would fall at different rates. Galileo didn’t believe this, and as a result started to prove Aristotle’s theories wrong, and Copernicus’ right. DIFFICULTIES AND
The planet Uranus was discovered on March 13th, 1781 by German born British-astronomer William Herschel. Herschel found the new planet by using a telescope that he made himself. When he discovered the planet, he didn’t really know what he was looking at. He thought he might have discovered a nebular star or even a new comet. Later on he presented his findings to the Royal Society, where Astronomer Royal Nevil Maskelyne revealed that it actually had a planet like orbit, and did not seem to possess a tail like a comet would.
It is important to analyze the famous people from the Scientific Revolution. These individuals had a special impact on the world through their use of science, that changed the way we view our world. Such an individual is Sir Francis Bacon, who influenced society through his development of the scientific method and inductive reasoning. Without Sir Francis Bacon 's’ idea society would
In the pre-Copernican era, geocentrism was the paradigm for astronomers and philosophers. There were some thinkers, such as Aristarchus and Oresme, prior to Copernicus who advocated for heliocentrism or other models. However, the majority of philosophers and scientists held on to the physics and models of Plato, Aristotle, and Ptolemy. Nicholas Copernicus caused the paradigm shift from the idea that the Earth is stationary and central, to the idea that the Earth rotates and revolves around the sun. In De Revolutionibus Orbium Caelestium, Copernicus explains his stance on the shapes, movements, sizes, and positions of celestial objects (Danielson 104).
The Scientific Revolution created several theories about the universe. The two major ones were heliocentric and geocentric. Heliocentric means the solar system is sun centered. Geocentric means the solar system is earth centered. Nicholas Copernicus created the heliocentric theory and Ptolemy created the geocentric theory.
Time is a big factor between these two views. One view believes it took billions of years for this to appear and the other believes that it happened in a matter of days. Another big difference between these two were how our solar system came into existence. Old-earth view believes that everything was created from gas and dust and spinning out of control to create our solar system. Young-earth believes that a Being, also known as God spoke everything into creation.
Document 1 talks about Ptolemy’s theory of the geocentric theory. The geocentric theory is the belief that the Universe revolved around the Earth. This is what many people believed at the time because that was all that could be seen with the naked eye: “Ptolemy believed that the Earth was at the center of the Universe and that the Sun, Moon, planets and stars went round the Earth