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what is meant by a heliocentric view of the universe?
sun at center - Copernicus
describe the relationship between science and religion during the 17th century.
science not breaking with religion, just explaining it
what did copernicus and galileo contribute to the revolution in science?
said that earth was not in the center of the universe
why was copernicus careful about what he printed?
didn't want to upset church
why was galileo accused of heresy?
said earth moved around sun
describe some explanations of the universe that filled the gap between copernicus and galileo
tycho - mapped heavens
kepler - everything to mathematical laws

hteory that planets revolved around the sun and then the whole thing revolved around the earth
why were advancements on galileo's ideas discovered in Northwest Europe as opposed to Italy?
his trial silenced rev. in the South of europe - showed science and religion could not coexist and not support each other
what are empirical laws? how did they assist scientists with discovery?
gneral conclusions hased on evidence rather than absolutes on how universe works
what were newton's ideas about movement?
1. every object will stay in motion until another force acts upon it
2. force = mass x acceleration
3. every action has an equeal and opposite reaction