Scientific Revolution

What is cause?

The scientific revolution was caused by the Renaissance which renewed interest in scientific subjects such as mathematics, physics and philosophy. The monarchs at the time also had their part to play because they funded scientific studies for the purpose of promoting trade, centralizing the government and influencing religion.



What caused it?

the scientific revolution was caused by the Renaissance which renewed interest in scientific subjects such as mathematics, physics and philosophy. The monarchs at the time also had their part to play because they funded scientific studies for the purpose of promoting trade, centralizing the government and influencing religion.



Copernicus

interested in an old Greek idea that that the sun stood in the center of the universe .

His work did not get publish after his work was done because he didn't have a complete idea about why the planets orbit the way they did, but he knew that the scholars and clergy would reject his theory.


Galileo

He made the telescope to study the heavens in 1609.Found out that a dutch lens maker could make a far away object larger.He publish a book called Starry messenger it was about his astonishing observations.



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isaac newton

He was English scientist, studied mathematics and physics at Cambridge University.

Newton's great discovery was that the same force ruled motion of the planets and all matter on earth and in space.His work was published in a book called The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy one of the most important science book written.



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Effects of the revolution Positive & Negative

Positive

Increased Knowledge

Greater toleration (scientific and religious)

* Less superstition

* More scientific answers

*Freedom to deviate from established theories which increased new developments


Negative

Loss of innocence

• · Loss of traditional faith

• · Loss of faith in heaven

• · Earth is no longer regarded as the center

· Loss of personal / caring God

The affect of the Technologies

The scientific revolution in Europe from 1500 to 1800 involved the overthrow of an old entrenched orthodoxy. New technology in the revolution was measuring devices, dentistry, surgical techniques and the mechanical calculator. The new technology played a role in the revolutionary scientific changes and experimental developments.


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