Scientific Revolution

What was the change?

  • The Scientific Revolution changed the way people thought about the physical world around them.
  • The same spirit that fueled the Renaissance and led scientists to question traditional beliefs about the workings of the universe.
  • The most prominent scientists of this time include, Copernicus, Galilei, and Newton.

How did the change impact society at the time?

  • The scientific revolution was generally accepted as beginning in the mid sixteenth century, and extending until the late eighteenth century.
  • The Scientific Revolution led to the discovery of several technologies that became incredible helpful to the merchant class, including standardized currency, refillable gift cards, and receipt paper.

How is that change evidenced in today's modern society?

  • Isaac Newton- law of motion and gravity
  • Galileo Galilei- invention of the telescope
  • Nicolaus Copernicus- math that we used to day