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Ancient idea that the world revolved around the earth
GEOCENTRIC THEORY
New idea born during the Renaissance/Scientific Revolution that the earth and other planets revolved around the sun
HELIOCENTRIC THEORY
First scientist to promote the heliocentric theory
COPERNICUS
Astronomer and mathematician who supported Copernicus' theory using math
KEPLER
Astronomer who built the first telescope which further proved the heliocentric theory
GALILEO
Group in Europe that was very upset with the heliocentric theory because it went against its teachings
CATHOLIC CHURCH/POPE
Scientist who was brought before the Inquisition and had to recant his belief in the heliocentric theory to save his life
GALILEO
Term for someone who goes against the beliefs of the church
HERETIC/HERESY
Court of the Catholic Church which prosecutes people who don't agree with its teachings
INQUISITION
Scientist who was the father of anatomy - the science of the body
VESALIUS
The scientist who discovered how blood circulated through the body
HARVEY
This scientist brought the idea of Copernicus, Kepler, and Galielo together, explaining how it was all possible through gravity
NEWTON
Kepler showed that planets traveled in these pathways
ELLIPSES