Scientific Revolution

Scientific Revolution Timeline By: Nick T., Tyler C., Garrett H.

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Start of Scientific Revolution

1500

The beginning of the Scientific Revolution, this was the Assumption that the mathematical laws governed nature and the universe. Also that the physical world could be known, managed, and shaped by the people.

Andreas Vesalius

1543

In 1543 -- Andreas Vesalius published an accurate book on the anatomy of the human.

Heliocentric

1543

Nicolaus Copernicus -- in 1543, he published a book which proposed a heliocentric model of the universe. This shows that Earth is one of the several planets circling the sun.

Better Medicine

1545

1545-- French physician Ambroise Pare developed a new and better ointment for preventing infection. He developed new surgical techniques and introduced the use of artificial limbs. He invented several scientific instruments.

Tycho Brahe

1573

Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe -- He provided evidence that supported Copernicus’s theory.

Kepler

1609

Kepler publishes his first two laws of planetarium motion.

Galileo Discovers Mountains On Moon

1609

Galileo Galilei discovered mountains on the moon, four moons circling Jupiter and fiery spots on the sun with the newly invented Dutch telescope he made.

Scientific Method

1619

Francis Bacon and Rene Descartes -- Each person devoted themselves to understand how truth is determined. They both rejected Aristotle's beliefs and Bacon stressed observation and experimentation. This was the beginning of the scientific method.

Kepler 2

1619

Johannes Kepler -- Brahe’s assistant who supported Copernicus’s heliocentric view after calculating the orbits of planets around the sun.

Marcello Malpighi

1661

The existence of small capillary anastomoses between arteries and veins, were not discovered until 1661 by Marcello Malpighi.

Microscope

1673

Anton van Leeuwenhoek -- He is a Dutch inventory who perfected the microscope and became the first human to see microorganisms. 1676

Isaac Newton

1686

In 1686 -- He made a book showing the laws of gravity and other workings of the universe.