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The Scientific Revolution
on the revolutions of the heavenly spheres
formed theory to explain why the planets moved as they did.
Danish Astronomer in 1500's
observed the sky in an astronomical observatory.
used Brache's data to calculate orbits of the planets.
Assembled an Astronomical Telescope
his observations contradicted ancient views about the world
refined the alchemists' view of chemicals as basic building blocks
challenged scholarly traditions of the medieval universities that sought to make the physical world fit in with the teachings of the Church
devoted themselves to understanding how truth is determined