The Scientific Revolution
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Who were the people associated with the change ?
The main people who were associated with the scientific revolution were Copernicus, Galieo, Kepler and Issac Newton .... Copernicus: Developed the heliocentric model of the universe it states that the sun is the center and the earth revolves around it. Galieo: continued Copernicus's work by observing skies with a homemade telescope. Although he was able to prove Copernicus correct. He was rejected by the church and forced to recent or face execution.... Kepler: The concluded that certain mathematical laws governed planetary motion.... Issac newton: Built apon the earlier work of Copernicus and Galieo and used mathematics to describe gravity as the force that keeps plants revolving around the sun . He also explained that this same force is what causes objects to fall to earth.
How did the change impact society at the time ?
The scientific revolution had far reaching effects. Besides changing the way people thought about the universe, the use of the scientific method resulted in discoveries in medicine , physics , and biology. Another result of the scientific resolution was the enlightment. The enlightment changed the way people lived as political and social scholars they began to question the workings of society and government while rejecting traditional ideas while the scientfic revolution focused on the physical world the enlightment attempted to explain the purpose of government and describe the best form of it .