The Great Advancements in the Scientific Field

During the 17th and 18th centuries, there were great advancements in the scientific field. These advancements included scientific, mathematic, and planetary discoveries. Unfortunately, along with these discoveries came fear of that which isn't understood. The works of Copernicus, Galileo, and Newt

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To Changed People's Lives and World

A paradigm is one's world view in which one understands his place in it. Copernicus, Galileo, Vesalius, Linneaus, Luewenhoek, and Newton were all medieval scientists, whose work changed people's lives and the world. The way man viewed the universe in which he lived, the wor

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"The Heresy of Galileo"

 THE HERESY OF GALILEO Galileo was condemned by the Inquisition, not for his own brilliant theories, but because he stood up for his belief in Copernicus's theory that the earth was not, as the Church insisted, the center of the universe, but that rather, the uni

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Scientific Revolution: Changes of Life and World

A paradigm is one's world view in which one understands his place in it. Copernicus, Galileo, Vesalius, Linneaus, Luewenhoek, and Newton were all medieval scientists, whose work changed people's lives and the world. The way man viewed th

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What is Physics?

Early races believed that the earth was flat and stationary, with the sky rotating round it once a day. The early races also believed things that sound weird to us today like the Vedic priests of India believed that the earth was supported upon 12 massive pillars and duri

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History of Astronomy

Early races believed that the earth was flat and stationary, with the sky rotating round it once a day. The early races also believed things that sound weird to us today like the Vedic priests of India believed that the earth was supported upon 12 massive pillars and duri

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The People who Has Driven History

"History is the Essence of Innumerable Biographies" -Thomas Carlyle What drives history? Before we answer this question, we must go deeper and answer a more important question: What is history? History is, simply, all of the events, ideas, people, and occurrences that ha

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The Views of Galileo & Eiseley

“Eiseley and Galileo: Their Views” Loren Eiseley was an anthropologist, an author, and an educator in the United States, in the 20 century. Eiseley wrote anthropology for the lay person in a poetic style. Loren Eiseley was educated at the University of Nebraska

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The Scientific Revolution of Newton

"Isaac Newton wrote that while sitting in his garden one day, he watched an apple fall to the ground."(518) That apple led to his theory of gravity. If the Renaissance and Reformation had never happened the Scientific Revolution would not have occurred. The Renaissance and Reformation encouraged ind

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Copernicus: Founder of Modern Astronomy

Nicholas Copernicus is often considered one of the founders of modern astronomy. His discovery's led him to the conclusion that the Earth rotates on its axis and that it, like all the other planets, revolves around the sun. His discovery's influenced those scientists and astr

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