Galilen's Impact On The Scientific Revolution

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The Scientific Revolution was crucial for the development of science. During the 16th and 17th century, after the reformation, the scientific revolution had begun. The scientific methods and thoughts had seen change, however the members of the church did not like this. From the renaissance and the enlightenment, many individuals were interested in contributing to the world with their ideas ands many individuals were able to formulate conclusions. There were three men that were crucial in shaping the scientific revolution. Galileo was a crucial figure in shaping the scientific revolution in various subjects including astronomy. Nicoloaus Copernicus was a key figure and changed the way man viewed the universe. As well as, Isaac Newton is known as one of the most influential figures due to his contributions in astronomy. The impact of the scientific revolution was positive as seen through Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton, and Nicoloaus Copernicus.

Galileo had a positive impact on the scientific revolution as he contributed to physics, astronomy, mathematics and philosophy. He has constructed his own telescope in 1609 and the telescope helped him see and be able to explain the rings of Saturn, the moons of Jupiter and the phases of Venus. He was also able to witness innumerable stars that he had never seen before. As he stated, “The Milky Way is nothing else but a mass of innumerable stars planted together in clusters.” As well, from the telescope, Galileo had proved that the moon

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