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Robert Grosseteste

1175 - 1253

his birth. He laid the philosophical foundations for a departure from aristotelian science

Roger Bacon

1214 - 1294

His Birth

Copernicus

1475 - 1543

His birth

Vesalius

1514 - 1564

His birth

95 theses were hammered to the church door

1517

Danish Tycho Brahe

1546 - 1601

Francis Bacon

1561 - 1626

His Birth. He was a lawyer, essayist and Chancellor of England

Galileo used the newly invented telescope

1609

Novum Organum Scientiarum

1620

Blaise Pascal

1623 - 1662

Made the first Barometer and did important work on equilibrium of fluids

Isaac Newton

1642 - 1727

The Mathematical principles of Natural Philosophy

1687

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

1712 - 1778

French speaking swiss from Geneva

The Social Contract

1762

Book written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

MIchael Faraday

1791 - 1867

His crowning discovery was the induction of electric current

Charles Lyell

1797 - 1875

Ludwig feuerbach

1804 - 1872

Charles Darwin

1809 - 1882

Ludwig Buchner

1824 - 1899

principles of geology

1830 - 1833

Book written by Charles Lyell

Ernst Haeckel

1834 - 1919

force and matter

1855

book written by Ludwig Buchner

Alfred North Whitehead

1861 - 1947

George M. Trevelyan

1876 - 1962

wrote English Social History.

albert einstein

1879 - 1955

the riddle of the universe at the close of the 19th century

1899

Book written by Ernst Haeckel

Joseph Needham

1900

Heinrich Himmler

1900 - 1945

Werner Heisenberg

1901 - 1976

J. Robert Oppenheimer

1904 - 1967

Jacob Bronowski

1908 - 1974

indeterminacy principle

1927

created by Werner Heisenberg

English Social History

1942

Book

The grand titration

1969

by Joseph Needham

The Ascent of Man

1973

book written by Jacob Brownowski