AP Euro Scientists

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AP Euro Scientists
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  1. Polish priest and astronomer
    Copernicus
  2. "On the Revolution of the Heavenly Spheres"
    Copernicus
  3. 1st heliocentric vs geocentric
    Copernicus
  4. Challenged Ptolemaic and Atristotelan models in use since antiquity
    Copernicus
  5. Heliocentric view no more accurate than Ptolemic, slow to gain ground
    Copernicus
  6. Danish astronomer
    Tycho Brahe
  7. rejected Copernican view
    Tycho Brahe
  8. recorded vast body of astronomical data drawn on by Kepler
    Tycho Brahe
  9. German astronomer, Tycho Brahe's assistant
    Johannes Kepler
  10. advocated Copernican view
    Johannes Kepler
  11. figured out planets move in elliptical not circular orbits
    Johannes Kepler
  12. Italian mathematician & natural philosopher
    Galileo
  13. broke ground using telescope - found heavens much more complex than previously understood
    Galileo
  14. became high profile Copernican advocate
    Galileo
  15. articulated concept of universe governed by mathematical laws
    Galileo

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