World ChangersMen Who Changed the World by Seeking Truth
The Ancient View of   the Universea Geocentric Perspective
Aristotle
Aristotle4th Century GreekPhilosopher
Aristotle4th Century GreekPhilosopherGeocentric View ofAstronomy
Aristotle4th Century GreekPhilosopherGeocentric View ofAstronomyThe sun, moon, andplanets had completelycircular orbits ar...
Ptolemy
Ptolemy2nd Century BC
Ptolemy2nd Century BCRoman Astronomer
Ptolemy2nd Century BCRoman AstronomerHe said that the planetsmoved in perfect circles,attached to perfectspheres, that all...
The Modern View of    the Universea Heliocentric Perspective
Copernicus
Copernicus16th Century AD
Copernicus16th Century ADPolish Astronomer
Copernicus16th Century ADPolish AstronomerTiring of thecumbersome andimprecise nature of thePtolemaic Model,began working ...
Copernicus
CopernicusDeveloped a heliocentric model of the universe- put the sun at the center of the universe
CopernicusDeveloped a heliocentric model of the universe- put the sun at the center of the universeIt explained the motion...
CopernicusDeveloped a heliocentric model of the universe- put the sun at the center of the universeIt explained the motion...
CopernicusDeveloped a heliocentric model of the universe- put the sun at the center of the universeIt explained the motion...
Tycho Brahe
Tycho BraheBorn in 1546 in Denmark
Tycho BraheBorn in 1546 in DenmarkAttempted to combinePtolemy and Copernicus’theories.
Tycho BraheBorn in 1546 in DenmarkAttempted to combinePtolemy and Copernicus’theories.Made some really uniqueobservations ...
Johannes Kepler
Johannes KeplerBorn in 1571 in Germany
Johannes KeplerBorn in 1571 in GermanyAccepted a heliocentric view ofthe universe
Johannes KeplerBorn in 1571 in GermanyAccepted a heliocentric view ofthe universeUsed Brahe’s observations tofigure out the...
Johannes KeplerBorn in 1571 in GermanyAccepted a heliocentric view ofthe universeUsed Brahe’s observations tofigure out the...
Johannes KeplerBorn in 1571 in GermanyAccepted a heliocentric view ofthe universeUsed Brahe’s observations tofigure out the...
Galileo Galilei
Galileo GalileiLived during the 17thcentury in Italy
Galileo GalileiLived during the 17thcentury in ItalyDeveloped the firsttelescopes
Galileo GalileiLived during the 17thcentury in ItalyDeveloped the firsttelescopesConfirmed that theuniverse did revolvearoun...
Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei The Roman Catholic Church determined he was a heretic
Galileo Galilei The Roman Catholic Church determined he was a heretic He was place under house arrest
Galileo Galilei The Roman Catholic Church determined he was a heretic He was place under house arrest His book was burned ...
Journal Assignment
Journal AssignmentMost of these men wentagainst popular thoughtduring their time.
Journal AssignmentMost of these men wentagainst popular thoughtduring their time.You have made an amazingscientific discove...
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World Changers in Early Space History

  1. 1. World ChangersMen Who Changed the World by Seeking Truth
  2. 2. The Ancient View of the Universea Geocentric Perspective
  3. 3. Aristotle
  4. 4. Aristotle4th Century GreekPhilosopher
  5. 5. Aristotle4th Century GreekPhilosopherGeocentric View ofAstronomy
  6. 6. Aristotle4th Century GreekPhilosopherGeocentric View ofAstronomyThe sun, moon, andplanets had completelycircular orbits aroundthe Earth.
  7. 7. Ptolemy
  8. 8. Ptolemy2nd Century BC
  9. 9. Ptolemy2nd Century BCRoman Astronomer
  10. 10. Ptolemy2nd Century BCRoman AstronomerHe said that the planetsmoved in perfect circles,attached to perfectspheres, that all rotatedaround the Earth.
  11. 11. The Modern View of the Universea Heliocentric Perspective
  12. 12. Copernicus
  13. 13. Copernicus16th Century AD
  14. 14. Copernicus16th Century ADPolish Astronomer
  15. 15. Copernicus16th Century ADPolish AstronomerTiring of thecumbersome andimprecise nature of thePtolemaic Model,began working on atheory of his own.
  16. 16. Copernicus
  17. 17. CopernicusDeveloped a heliocentric model of the universe- put the sun at the center of the universe
  18. 18. CopernicusDeveloped a heliocentric model of the universe- put the sun at the center of the universeIt explained the motions of the planets.
  19. 19. CopernicusDeveloped a heliocentric model of the universe- put the sun at the center of the universeIt explained the motions of the planets.It took the Earth out of it’s spot as the centerof the universe.
  20. 20. CopernicusDeveloped a heliocentric model of the universe- put the sun at the center of the universeIt explained the motions of the planets.It took the Earth out of it’s spot as the centerof the universe.It expanded the size of the Universe.
  21. 21. Tycho Brahe
  22. 22. Tycho BraheBorn in 1546 in Denmark
  23. 23. Tycho BraheBorn in 1546 in DenmarkAttempted to combinePtolemy and Copernicus’theories.
  24. 24. Tycho BraheBorn in 1546 in DenmarkAttempted to combinePtolemy and Copernicus’theories.Made some really uniqueobservations of theuniverse that were usedlater by his assistant,Johannes Kepler.
  25. 25. Johannes Kepler
  26. 26. Johannes KeplerBorn in 1571 in Germany
  27. 27. Johannes KeplerBorn in 1571 in GermanyAccepted a heliocentric view ofthe universe
  28. 28. Johannes KeplerBorn in 1571 in GermanyAccepted a heliocentric view ofthe universeUsed Brahe’s observations tofigure out the elliptical orbits ofthe planets.
  29. 29. Johannes KeplerBorn in 1571 in GermanyAccepted a heliocentric view ofthe universeUsed Brahe’s observations tofigure out the elliptical orbits ofthe planets.Became an imperialmathematician and astronomer
  30. 30. Johannes KeplerBorn in 1571 in GermanyAccepted a heliocentric view ofthe universeUsed Brahe’s observations tofigure out the elliptical orbits ofthe planets.Became an imperialmathematician and astronomerDeveloped planetary laws ofmotion
  31. 31. Galileo Galilei
  32. 32. Galileo GalileiLived during the 17thcentury in Italy
  33. 33. Galileo GalileiLived during the 17thcentury in ItalyDeveloped the firsttelescopes
  34. 34. Galileo GalileiLived during the 17thcentury in ItalyDeveloped the firsttelescopesConfirmed that theuniverse did revolvearound the sun -Copernican Theory
  35. 35. Galileo Galilei
  36. 36. Galileo Galilei The Roman Catholic Church determined he was a heretic
  37. 37. Galileo Galilei The Roman Catholic Church determined he was a heretic He was place under house arrest
  38. 38. Galileo Galilei The Roman Catholic Church determined he was a heretic He was place under house arrest His book was burned and his sentence was read in every university
  39. 39. Journal Assignment
  40. 40. Journal AssignmentMost of these men wentagainst popular thoughtduring their time.
  41. 41. Journal AssignmentMost of these men wentagainst popular thoughtduring their time.You have made an amazingscientific discovery, but itgoes against popularbeliefs. What do you do?

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