The Scientific Revolution

Events

Nicolaus Copernicus

1473 - 1543

Nicolaus was a Polish scientists who proposed the idea of a heliocentric solar system. He published this idea in his book De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium.

Andreas Vesalius

1514 - 1564

Tycho Brahe

1546 - 1601

Francis Bacon

1561 - 1626

Galileo Galilei

1564 - 1642

Johannes Kepler

1571 - 1630

William Harvey

1578 - 1657

Rene Descartes

1596 - 1650

Evangelista Torricelli

1608 - 1647

Margaret Cavendish

1623 - 1673

Robert Boyle

1627 - 1691

Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

1632 - 1723

Isaac Newton

1642 - 1727

Isaac Newton was an English phycicist, mathematician, and astronomer. He created the laws of motion still used in physics to day and he used them to confirm the heliocentric midel of the solar system.

Emilie Du Chatelet

1706 - 1749