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  1. George Peurbach
    1472 - - The Theory of the New Planests- Reconcile of the geometric model of planetary motion by using gepcentric celestial sphere model
  2. Nicolas Copernicus
    1437, 1543 -  Innitial appearance of the Heliocentric universe - Challenge to Ptomely's Geocentric Theory
  3. Girliano Frocasto (1475-1553)
    1530 - Describes new disease in "Syphilis or the French Disease"
  4. Otto Brunfel
    1530-36 - - Publishes Portraits of the Living Plants - Botanical work with direct observational evidence instead of existing account
  5. Peter Apian
    1532 - Observes the tail of Halley's Come
  6. Andreas Vesalius
    • - 1543 "De Fabrica" - On the Fabric of the human body
    • - Critisized the writings of the authority of Gaelen as the supreme physician - Subsituted observation with fresh evidence from the disection of corpses.
  7. Girolumo Cardano
    • 1545 - Publishes "The Great Art"
    • - Many algebraic innovations and new methods for treating equations in the third degree
  8. Erasmus Reinhold (1511-1553)
    • 1551 - Publishes his Pretenic Tables
    • - Became the standard set of tables for calculating the movement of planetary bodies
  9. Michael Servetus
    • 1553 - Publishes a radical new theory about the pulminary system of the blood
    • - Religously based education was the basis for his efforts - guilty of heresy and burned at the stake in Genevo
  10. Georgius Agricola
    1556 - Presents a world called "De re Metallic" a detailed scientific texts on mining and metallurgy.
  11. Realdo Colombo (1510 - 1559)
    1559 - Anatomist writes "De re Anatomica" (On anatomy) - treats pulminary circulation like Vesalius as a naturally caused occurance against Gaelan's Theories.
  12. Gabriele Falloppio
    1561 - Announces the discovery of the fallopian tubes in his book "Anatomical Observations"
  13. Gerard Merator
    1569 - Publishes his famous cartographic projection system. It was the beginning of the ability to produce large scale maps.
  14. Tycho
    • 1572 - Tycho's Star - Observation of Supernova thoughout Europe. 
    • 1573 - Tycho publishes a book called "De Nova Stella"
    • - Discussed and analyzed the nature of this event
  15. Thomas Digges
    • 1576 - An early account of Copernicus's theory in English thinker Thomas Digges
    • - Shows the spread and influence of Copernicus
  16. Tycho
    • 1577 - Comet discovered by Tycho
    • - Challenged Aristotle's theory of the shape and form of the Earth
  17. Pope Gregory XIII
    1582 - Suggested reforming the Caesarian calendar - leads Catholic Europe away from the old Julian calendar
  18. Conrad Gezner
    1587 - Publishes "The History of Animals" (Zoology)
  19. Thomas Harriot
    • 1588 - Writes and publishes his account of his travels to the New World
    • - Explains the features of this world
    • - Brings those wonderful new experiences to people who can never get there
  20. Francous Viète
    • 1591 - Mathematician who publishes his introduction to the Analytical Art (Geometry)
    • - Introduced Islamic numerical notation
  21. Tycho Broche
    1599 - Resident scientist to the Holy Roman Emporor, Rudolph II
  22. William Gilbert
    • 1600 - Publishes a work "On the Magnet" 
    • - Imperical study on the nature of magnets and magnitism
  23. Johonnes Kepler
    • 1604 - "The Optical Parts of Astronomy"
    • - Aurgued that light rays are rectilinear and diminish in intensity in inverse proportion (square) of the distance travelled
  24. Gallileo Gallilei (1564-1642)
    1607 - demonstrates that projectiles describe a parabolic path
  25. Telescope is invented int the Netherlands
    1608
  26. Gallileo's telescope
    1609 - Gallileo constructs his 1rst telescope
  27. Kepler showed that Mars orbits non-uniformly
    1609
  28. Thomas Harriot builds a telescope in England - obsereves and notes the Moon's surface
    1609
  29. Kepler describes his third law of motion
    1619
  30. Peirre Gassendi (1592-1677)
    1624 - Opposed the teaching of Scholasticism and argued for "mitigated scepticism" concerning natural philosophy - empirical (senses) experimentation methods as opposed to mere observation and conclusions.
  31. Issac Newton (1642-1727) - builds his first reflecting telescope
    1669
  32. Newton's 1rst major publication in which he studies philosophical transactions - establishes experiments about light and other optical experiments
    1672
  33. Newton publishes "The Mathmatical Principles of Natural Philosophy"
    - Established the foundational principles of mechanics - ideas such as force, mass, acceleration - 3 laws of Motion and principle gravitation
    1687
  34. Leibniz
    1700 - Organizes and establishes the Berlin Academy of Science
  35. Newton publishes first edition of Optics
    1704
  36. Newton falls ill and finally dies on March 28
    1727
  37. Newton's "Observations Upon the Prophecies"
    1733

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