Law of Inertia
A law formulated by Galileo that states that motion, not rest, is the natural state of an object continues in motion forever unless stopped by some external force.
A popular style in Europe in the eighteenth century, known for its soft pastels, ornate interiors, sentimental portraits, and starry eyed lovers protected by flying cupids.
A theory of inductive reasoning that calls for acquiring evidence through observation and experimentation rather than reason and speculation.
Danish astronomer who made observations of planets and stars before the invention of the telescope, he also observed the super nova in 1572 which later was called Tycho`s star.
British physicist who made great discoveries in mathematics and science.
Protestant who separated reason from faith and who`s works influenced the Enlightenment
Catherine the Great
Empress of Russia who influenced European culture into Russia ad extented Russian territory
A belief that there is a God if there are facts that prove it.
Due to legal attacks and clerical abuse the Encyclopedie was a major factor in the French Revolution.
French scientist who at the age of 19 invented the calculator. He also colaborrated in the advances in calculus.