Flashcards - Major Developments & Historical Figures in Science

Flashcards - Major Developments & Historical Figures in Science
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Aristotle
Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece
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Johannes Kepler
Johannes Kepler was a German mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer
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Isaac Newton
Sir Isaac Newton FRS was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution
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Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician who played a major role in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century
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scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
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Enlightenment
The Enlightenment was an intellectual movement which dominated the world of ideas in Europe in the 18th century
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Enlightenment
The Enlightenment was an intellectual movement which dominated the world of ideas in Europe in the 18th century
scientific method
The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician who played a major role in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century
Isaac Newton
Sir Isaac Newton FRS was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and a key figure in the scientific revolution
Johannes Kepler
Johannes Kepler was a German mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer
Aristotle
Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece
Gregor Mendel
Gregor Johann Mendel was a German-speaking Moravian-Silesian scientist and Augustinian friar and abbot of St
Charles Darwin
Charles Robert Darwin, FRS FRGS FLS FZS was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution
Plato
Plato was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world
calculus
Calculus is the mathematical study of change, in the same way that geometry is the study of shape and algebra is the study of operations and their application to solving equations
Dark Ages
Dark Ages is a term of historical periodization traditionally meaning the Middle Ages
Democritus
Democritus was an influential Ancient Greek pre-Socratic philosopher primarily remembered today for his formulation of an atomic theory of the universe

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