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Define the Geocentric theory
Earths centered view of the universe formed by aristotle. Theory of the church. It claimed the the sun and other planets revolved around the earth.
Define the Heliocentric theory
Stated by copernicus that the sun was the center instead of the earth. Cause the church to panic and others were forced to lead his experiment futher.
Define the Scientfic revolution
The replacement of old theories with new one.
"On the Revolution of heavenly bodies". The author and significance of this book is :
Copernicus was the author and the book stated the Heliocentric theory.
"The starry Messenger". The Author and signicance of the book is :
Galileo was the author and it anounced that jupitar had 4 moons and that the sun had dark spots.
"Dialogue concerning 2 chief world system" Author and significance of book is :
Galileo and Supported the Coperican theory that the earth was infact not that center of the solar system. This made the pope furious and eventually sent galileo under house arrest