Scientific Revolution Vocab
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belief that the Earth is the center of the universe; the sun and planets revolve around the Earth
belief that the Sun is the center of the universe; the planets revolve around the Sun.
first astronomer to publish the idea of a heliocentric solar system
first to discover that the planets move around the Sun in orbits shaped like ellipses.
Improved the telescope, discovered the moons of Jupiter and craters on the moon
Created the Scientific Method
Church's response to heliocentric theory
Afraid they would be proven wrong and lose their authority
expanded the scientific method to include the idea that there is no certain truth and to doubt theories.
observation, measurement, and experiment, and the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses.
Mathematician who discovered the laws of gravity and motion