# The Scientific Revolution

### By: Cameron Duhon & Katie McKinney

## Contributors

Nicolaus Caperincous

- Started the revolution

Galileo Galilei

- Studied accelerated motion
- Improved astronomical observations

Edmond Halley

- Discovered the motion of stars
- Discovered the periodicity of comets

Isaac Newton

- Combined mathematics with mechanics of physical observation
*Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica*- Applied calculus to scientific problems

William Herschel

- Discovered Uranus
- Used Isaac Newton's theory of universal gravitation to calculate the mass of the sun

## Results

- Created a new vision of the world
- New discoveries
- Influenced religious and secular ideas

## William Herschel Discovered Uranus | ## Isaac Newton Brought out a system of algebra to geometry, called calculus | ## Nicolaus Copernicus Started the Scientific Revolution |

## Works Cited

"Age of Enlightenment." *- New World Encyclopedia*. Web. 04 Feb. 2016.