Monday, July 11, 2011

Science: Astronomers and their Contributions

Astronomers and their Contributions

Science: Astronomers and their Contributions
  • Ptolemy, Claudius – Geocentric model (earth-centered)
  • Copernicus, Nicholaus – Heliocentric model (uniform circular motion)
  • Tycho Brahe – astronomical instrument
  • Johannes Kepler – Law of Orbit, Law of Equal Areas, Law of Period
  • Galileo Galilei – telescope, thermometer, compass, pendulum, satellite of Jupiter
  • Isaac Newton – Law of Inertia, Law of Acceleration




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