I got house arrest for standing up for what I believe in!
All objects in motion will stay in motion unless acted on by another force.
Copernicus did not believe in Ptolomy's theory. He ended up questioning the church because he knew it wasn't true. He believed in the heliocentric theory.
The scientific method is important.
Galileo proved that all objects fall at the same rate. He is considered the father of modern day science. He was put on house arrest after going against the church and his books were published 200 years after he died.
Made the laws of gravity. He proved that the earth is flat at the poles and not completely round. He didn't have many friends which is why he had time to make all the laws of gravity.
We're learning about the scientific method today!
Bacon created the scientific method. He says to start with a question then form a hypothesis. Then you analyze data and reach your conclusion.
The church didn't want the scientific revolution because if people started believing the scientists then they would leave the church.
Today we use the scientific method in school and we use everything else in our everyday lives!