The Enlightenment Ideas v. Innovations

Ideas

Heliocentric Theory Introduced

1-1-1543 - 12-31-1543

Introduced by Copernicus

Heliocentric Theory Improved

1546 - 1630

Work on this was mainly done by Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler.

Mathematical Principals of Natural Philosophy

1-1-1687 - 12-31-1687

Written by Issac Newton.

Seperation of Power

1-1-1748 - 12-31-1748

Stated in Montesquieu's "Spirit of the Laws"

Social Contract

1-1-1762 - 12-31-1762

Written by Rousseau, not Locke.

Innovations

Telescope Created

1-1-1600 - 12-31-1600

This was done by the Dutch

Logarithms

1600 - 1605

Invented by John Napier.

First pedulum clock

1-1-1656 - 12-25-1656

Built by Dutch astronomer, Christian Huygens.

First mercury Thermometer

1686 - 1736

Invented by Gabriel Fahrenheit. Not exact years, just years of Gabriel's life.