The Sun is in the Middle of the System!, NOT EARTH!
Nicolaus Copernicus was right! the sun is in the middle!
Sir Issac Newton
What was that? Did an apple just fell from that tree? How can this be?
Proposed the Heliocentric Theory (Earth revolves around the sun) instead of Geocentric Theory (Other planets revolves around Earth) (1475-1543) which was against the Church’s beliefs and teachings.
Question Hypothesize Experiment Observe and Record Analyze Conclusion
Supported Nicolaus Copernicus heliocentric theory, by using his 8x spyglass telescope. His evidence and discovery made him have difficulty with the church, his ideas frightened both Catholics and Protestants. The Church forced to lie that Copernicus ideas were false or be killed, in which he was put under house arrest.
WHY ARE THESE SINNERS QUESTIONING US?
While Copernicus and Galileo were finding evidence to support the theory, Sir Issac Newton defined gravity and created the Three Laws of Motion.
Future of the Scientific Revolution
Bacon tied it all help by encouraging scientist to experiment and then draw conclusions. Leading to the development of the Scientific Method (1561-1626). Scientific Method is a logical procedure for gathering ideas.
At this time the Church had a lot of Authority and Power and didn't like people questioning them. With the scientist's new theories and discoveries which had supporting evidence and was against the church's beliefs and teachings, the Church felt like they were being challenged. The Church threats these scientists to excommunication and other inhumane punishments.
The Chruch lost their authority, scientist were now able to express their theories and discoveries without being shamed by the church.