The belief that earth was the center of the universeand that the sun, moon, and planets revolved around the Earth.
Theories about the natural world and developed procedures to test those ideas.
New approiach to investigation and discovery, consists of 5 basic steps- 1. identify the problem, 2. Perform the experiments to test the hypothesis, 3. Record the results of the experiments, 4. Analyze the result of the experiments to form a conclusion that either proves or disproves the hypothesis.
Important scholar who placed more emphasis on reason.
Recognized that geocentric theory did not explain the movements of the sun, moon, and planets accurately.
Copernicus's discovery that the Earth revolves around the sun.
Itailian scientist who supported Copernicus's discovery
Brought together astronomy, physics and mathematics.
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