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  • Euroscirev

    1. 1. Revolutions of Thought They Blinded us with science! That’s right. I went there!
    2. 2. Aristotlean concept The substance of our world is made up of Earth, Wind and Fire (and Water as well, but it ruins the musical motif) Every item on Earth moves according to the level of its major component Outer space was made up of completely different stuff
    3. 3. Medieval beliefs Geocentric theory of astronomy proposed by Greek thinker Ptolemy and advocated by Bible and most Christian faiths
    4. 4. Copernican system
    5. 5. Tycho Brahe Kept accurate records for decades as the Danish Royal Astronomer Had an assistant named Johannes Kepler
    6. 6. Kepler used Brahe’s data
    7. 7. To formulate three laws Defended his own mother in a witch trial in 1617-21 First Law: Orbits are in ellipse shapes Second Law: In their ellipse, as planets closer to the Sun, their speed temporarily increases Third Law: A planet further from the Sun will take longer to make a full solar revolution
    8. 8. Galileo figaro magnifico
    9. 9. Telescope
    10. 10. Pulse
    11. 11. His scandalous book!
    12. 12. Trial On trial for advocating his heretical theory “But it does move” House arrest for life
    13. 13. Sir Francis Bacon and Renee Descartes Inductive reasoning Deductive reasoning
    14. 14. Newton Made huge advances in calculus, physics, philosophy, religious study and alchemy “Nature and nature’s laws lay hid in night. God said ‘Let Newton be’ and all was light!” Alexander Pope “If I have seen further, it has been by standing on the shoulders of giants.” I. Newton
    15. 15. Optics - Dark side
    16. 16. Principia “Hypotheses non fingo”

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