By: Brandon Mooney
what changed during the scientific revolution?
The image to the right shows how renaissance scientist were interested in how light worked and the stars.
Copernicus felt that Ptolemy's model was sloppy ; Copernicus felt that his model was too complex and implausible when using Ptolemy's geocentric model.
who were the people associated with the change
- Galileo Galilei was a Italian mathematics professor who constructed a telescope supported Nicolaus Copernicus' theory that the sun is the center of our solar system; also Galileo was accused of heresy twice.
- Nicolaus Copernicus shared his findings on the heliocentric system in the Commentariolus. He also shared more of his findings in he second book De revolutionibus orbium Coelestius.
- Rene Descartes graduated from Jesuit at age 8, then earned his law at the age of 22. Rene is also famous for the observation "I think therefore I am," in his pursuit of understanding the natural world.
Galileo Galilei was born in february 15, 1564 ,in Pisa, Italy.
Nicolaus Copernicus was born on Feburary, 19, 1473 in Torun, Poland.
Rene Descrates was born on March, 31,1596, in Haye , France