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John Napier
logarithm tables(1614)
Evangelista Torricelli
mercury barometer (1643)
Thomas Savery
steam engine (1698)
Tycho Brache
discovered that the planets orbited the sun and the sun orbited the earth.
William Harvey
a doctor, wrote a book called "De motu cordis" (on the movement of the heart and blood)
Edmund Halley
knowledge of astronomy and magnetism.
Johannes Kepler
discovered the the planets orbits the sun but not in a circular motion.
Nicholas Copernicus
heliocentric theory
Blaise Pascal
calculator (1642)
Andreas Vesalius
he published a book named "The Fabric of the Human Body".
Johannes Gutenberg
printing press (1450s)
Paracelsus
he found the early form of Homeopathy
Mercator
Map maker
Galileo
telescope (1592)
Robert Hooke
microscopes (1665)
Francis Bacon
had different scientific methods in a series of essays and books.
Leonardo Da Vinci
a famous painter, scientist,sculptor, musician,architect,and and ingenious inventor. He is well known for his painting the "Mona Lisa".
Christian Huygens
pedulum clock (1656)
Isaac Newton
reflecting telescope (1668)
Marcello Malpighi
he found the tiny linking vessels(capillaries)
Robert Boyle
studied the nature on vacuum(a vacuum is a closed space from which everything, including air, has been removed.)
John Ray
a Botanist
Rene' Descartes
studied mathematics and philosophy