Nicolaus Copernicus was an extremely famous and important scientist, astronomer, mathematician, religious figure, and scholar during the 1500’s. He helped shape many of the theories and ideas about the universe that are prevalent in society today. His accomplishments were and still are considered infamous, and although not commonly accepted by people during his lifetime, his development of the heliocentric model of the universe is what we all currently believe to be true. Without his hard work and perseverance on his research, our views of our universe would be very different, and possibly quite incorrect, today.
Born in Boston 1706,Ben Franklin helped to draft the Declaration of Independence and the U.S constitution and he negotiated the 1783 Treaty of Paris which ended the revolutionary war. His scientific pursuits included investigations to electricity,mathematics and mapmaking.
Sir Isaac Newton came across many obstacles throughout his life. These include doubt by family members and peers.The Holy Catholic Church disabling Newton from discovering things that affect the Catholic Church and religion. This threatened his life and caused him due his work behind the churches back. Newton discovered the laws of gravity by witnessing an apple falling from a tree. Newton was hated throughout the land for suspectedly trying to prove God isn't
Many immigrants come into America every day, looking for a better life for themselves and their families. However, americans are afraid of letting those immigrants in. These americans think that the immigrants will take jobs and food from the needy people that are already here. Because of this, Americans want to keep all of the immigrants out of the United States. Once in a blue moon, there is a diamond in the rough that will change america forever. If these people weren’t allowed entry into the country, we would not be where we are today. We would have gotten electricity later, we would not have been able to achieve our goal to reach the moon as soon, and we would have been without the excitement of the horror film. Immigrants have positively
The puritans were religious reformers whose main beliefs were predestination, God, hard-work, and education. The puritans beliefs have carried out even today people who come to this country succeed through hard-work and persistence. The puritans lifestyle was very plain and based around what god thought of them every decision they would make they would base it around if god would be happy with them. The puritans’ way of life was very different to what we are used to today. They believed that everything that happened to them was because they were destined to. The puritans also believed that education was second most important next to god.
Born on August 29, 1632, in Wrington, Somerset, England, John Locke is known as one of the most famous philosophers of the 17th century. He is often regarded as one of the greatest contributors to political theory, and was very influential in the areas of religious toleration, theology, and educational theory.
In 1668 the world 's first reflecting telescope was built by a well known scientist, Isaac Newton. Although Newton accomplished many things in his life he also faced many struggles growing up. Not only did Newton invent the world 's first reflecting telescope he developed the three laws of motion, discovered many new facts about gravity and had many other accomplishments throughout his lifetime. Isaac Newton is often referred to as one of the most influential scientists. He and Albert Einstein are almost equally matched contenders for this title (The Doc, 2015).
Benjamin franklin was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston, Massachusetts and passed away april 17, 1790. He was one of the major founding fathers of the United States. He was a very smart man. He was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a(n) inventor/scientist he is popularly known for being on the one hundred dollar bill and inventing the lightning rod,bifocals, and the franklin stove.
Galileo Galilei was a scientist, astronomer, mathematician, and inventor and he refined the telescope which led him to do amazing, revolutionary things. As Kristen Erickson says in “Solar System Exploration”, “Galileo changed the way we look at our solar system”. His main enlightenment was when he used his new and improved telescope to figure out how our solar system actually works. People used to believe the everything revolved around them and the earth was the center of the universe, that was until Galileo came along.
The first astronomers had a great influence on what we now know as modern Astronomy. A majority of astronomers made massive advances for their time. Ptomely, Nicolaus Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, and Galileo all were known for their advanced thinking. Their theories were so advanced for their time, that it typically got them in trouble with either the government or the church.
The Renaissance was a time period of rebirth in Europe. The Renaissance began in the 14th century and lasted to the 17th century. During this time there was many advances in art, literature and science. One well known scientist that lived during the Renaissance was Galileo Galilei. Galileo had a significant impact on science of the Renaissance because of his discoveries in the fields of astronomy and physics.
Isaac Newton was truly an amazing man, who had made many inventions and discoveries, allowing science to advance in an uncountable amount of ways. Newton was very smart at a very young age. Throughout his college years and into his teaching career is when he made most of his discoveries in the mathematical and scientific fields. He will be remembered and respected for the lasting impact he had on the modern world. Newton should be looked upon as a role model for scientists, mathematicians, and even inventors.
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.