A timeline of key events from 1543 to 1789. Developed by David W. Koeller, a professor in the History Department
at North Park University in Chicago, Illinois.
Definition: Scientific Revolution
A brief description of the Scientific Revolution from PBS.
ORB: The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
Provides information related to astronomy during the Scientific
Revolution including a background of the Ptolemaic and Copernican planetary
systems and the contributions of Galileo, Kepler, and Newton. From ORB, a collective effort with contributors from a variety
of academic fields, including professors, graduate students, and amateur
"A hypertext source of information on the life and work of
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) and the science of his time." Includes information about Galileo's life and theories, the instruments
he used, pictures of him and other scientists, and links to 1-2 page
articles on people, places, and things significant during the time period. Created by the Galileo Project Development Team at Rice University,
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