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Took Babylonians records and began to speculate on the size and shape of the earth
Greeks
Watched the night time sky and kept detailed records
Babylonians
Student to Plato, tutor to alexander the great. devided the earth into 5 relms
Aristotle
Strologist, read horoscopes for a living. Needed a model to make his job easier.
Ptolemy
Translated the almaguest into latin
St. Thomas of Aquinas
Appraised ptolemy's model and didn't like it. published a book called "de Revolutionibus"
Copernicus
Rich Astronomer, took extreamly accurate data for 25 years.
Tycho Brahe
Rich Astronomer, took extreamly accurate data for 25 years.
Tycho Brahe
tycho's assistant who aquired all his data.
Johannes Kepler
Founded modern scientific method. Convicted as a heritic. Made " a dialogue between two cheif world systems"
Galileo Galilei