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The Genesis of Science. The Society’s first Secretary was Henry Oldenburg.

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He also showed that the coloured light does not change its properties by separating out a coloured beam and shining it on various objects.

A new view of nature emerged, replacing the Greek view that had dominated science for almost 2, years. Surviving instruments from this period, [] [] naaturvidenskabelige [] tend to be made of durable metals such as brass, gold, or steel, although examples such as telescopes [] made of wood, pasteboard, or with leather components revllution.

The philosophical underpinnings of the Scientific Revolution were laid out by Francis Baconwho has been called the father of empiricism. Abraham Darby I — was the first, and naurvidenskabelige famous, of three generations of the Darby reolution who played an important role in the Industrial Revolution.

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Therefore, that man, by seeking knowledge of nature, can reach power over it—and thus reestablish the “Empire of Man over creation”, which had been lost by the Fall together with man’s original purity.


The Scientific Renaissance,Marie Boas”. This article is naturvidenskxbelige a period in the history of nathrvidenskabelige. Wallace, who proved the preexistence of a wide range of ideas used by the followers of the Scientific Revolution thesis to substantiate their claims.

These experiments varied in their subject area, and were both important in some cases and trivial in others.

naturvidenskabelihe The motivation for the invention was to improve on the suction pumps that were used to raise water out of the mines. History of the inductive sciences.

The new kind of scientific activity emerged only in a few countries of Western Europe, and it was restricted to that small area for about two hundred years. Despite these qualifications, the standard theory of the history of the Scientific Revolution claims that the 17th century was a period of revolutionary scientific changes.

Isaac Newton investigated the refraction of light, demonstrating that a prism could decompose white light into a spectrum of colours, and that a lens and a second prism could recompose the multicoloured spectrum into white light. Kepler was an astronomer who, using the accurate observations of Tycho Braheproposed that the planets move around the sun not in dn orbits, but in elliptical ones. The theory of experimental electricity.

In his Hypothesis of Light ofNewton posited the existence of the ether to transmit forces between particles. Willebrord Snellius — found the mathematical law of refractionnow known as Snell’s lawin Aristotle, for example, argues in Phys. Denis Papin — was best known for his pioneering invention of the steam digesterthe forerunner of the steam engine. To Explain the World: A third approach takes the term “Renaissance” literally as a “rebirth”.

His Novum Organum was published in Further groundbreaking work was carried out by William Harveywho published De Motu Cordis in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. Retrieved 1 August This work also demonstrated that the motion of objects on Earth and naturvidenskabwlige celestial bodies could be described by the same principles. The History of the Telescope.


The inventor is unknown but Hans Lippershey applied for the first patent, followed by Jacob Metius of Alkmaar. This view does not deny that a change occurred but argues that it was a reassertion of previous knowledge a renaissance and not the creation of new knowledge. Bacon proposed a great reformation of all process of knowledge for the advancement of learning divine and human, which he called Instauratio Magna The Great Instauration.

Before beginning this induction, though, the enquirer must free his or her mind from certain false notions or tendencies which distort the truth. It was William Oughtred — who first used two such scales sliding by one another to perform direct multiplication and divisionand thus is credited as the inventor of the slide rule in He understood the parabolaboth in terms of conic sections and in terms of the ordinate y varying as the square of the abscissa x.

In the 16th and 17th centuries, European scientists began increasingly applying quantitative measurements to the measurement of physical phenomena on the Earth. It is written in the language of mathematicsand its characters are triangles, circles, and other geometrical figures, without which it is humanly impossible to understand a single word of it; without these, one is wandering around in a dark labyrinth.