Roman, Greek and ancient ideas that influenced the renaissance had played a part into the roots of the scientific revolution. Humanists, Philosophers and scientists studied these ideas to developed, including RATIONALISM, the ideas of thinking realistically and lolgically
Center of the universe
Rationalism was proved further, when Columbus tried to sail to Asia but ended up finding the Americas. This showed the first glimpses of experimenting and observing, rather than using theorie.
Spread of Ideas
Francis Bacon had developed the Scientific Method, a method which focused on systematic observation, measurments and experiments, with further testings and theorizing to draw conclusions
But it's only just begun..
Galileo Galilei particularly favored the scientific method, using observations from his telescope to prove Copernicus Heliocentric theory right