The Scientific Revolution

Jordan Francis-Tribble

What was the change

During the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries, science went through a change. Everybody started to wonder how instead of why. The scientific revolution began in astronomy. Nicolaus Copernicus was the first one propose the heliocentric theory. The heliocentric model replaced the geocentric model by saying that the earth revolves around the sun instead of the other way around.

People Associated With The Revolution

“How did the change impact the society at the time?”

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

“How is that change evident in today’s modern society?”

The change is evident in today's society by showing hundreds of years of scientific thinking that started way back then.