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Flashcards: The Scientific Revolution

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The main idea behind the Scientific Revolution was that nature and the universe are ruled by _____ laws.
_____ was a famous Danish astronomer during the Scientific Revolution.
Copernicus believed that the _____, rather than the earth, is at the center of the universe.
_____ showed that gravity keeps the planets in orbit around the sun.
What English scientist revolutionized chemistry in the 1600s, explaining the differences between chemical compounds and individual elements?
_____ discovered the smallpox vaccine in the 1790s.
Who famously stated, 'I think, therefore I am'?
Who published 'On the Structure of the Human Body' in 1543?
Johannes Kepler showed that the planets orbit the sun in an _____.
In his book 'On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres,' Copernicus proposed a _____ model of the universe.
What German astronomer calculated the orbits of the planets as they revolve around the sun?
What French physician introduced the use of artificial limbs?
What English scientist was the first to describe blood circulation?
What Dutchman was the first person to see cells and microorganisms under a microscope?
Who was the first person to observe Jupiter's four moons?
What is a logical explanation, or an educated guess?
Who published 'Discourse on Method' in 1637?
Who advocated that science could improve human life through new, practical technologies?
What famous astronomer was tried before the Inquisition in 1633?
Who published 'On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres' in 1543?
What was chemistry known as during the Middle Ages?
Which branch of mathematics was developed by Isaac Newton?
Tycho Brahe
Isaac Newton
Robert Boyle
Edward Jenner
Rene Descartes
Andreas Vesalius
Johannes Kepler
Ambroise Pare
William Harvey
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
Galileo Galilei
Rene Descartes
Francis Bacon
Galileo Galilei
Nicolaus Copernicus


















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