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natural philosophers
scientists during this era were called
nicolaus copernicus
proposed the heliocentric theory
sun centered
earth centered
johannes kepler
discovered the three laws of planetary motion
oval shaped paths of the orbits of planets
galileo galilei
discovered the law of uniform acceleration and the law of the pendulum
isaac newton
published his mathematical principles of natural philosophy and discovered the universal law of gravitation and the three laws of motion
issac newton
father of madern science
a book newton published about the nature of light
william gilbert
published de magneta the first great english science book
john wilkins
led in the formation of the philosophical college
royal society
the first permanent scientific society of the modern age
french academy of science
was founded in paris in 1666
a group of french catholics who believed in salvation by God's grace