logging in or signing up Scientific discoveries ciaffaroni Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 789 Category: Entertainment License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: November 18, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... By: chumairali2389 (33 month(s) ago) Gra8 Upload Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript Slide 1: 18/11/2010 Scientific discoveries and Research Slide 2: 18/11/2010 17° century: the Scientific Revolution begins The 17° century was a period of ferment in the field of science, with existing views of the world being reshaped and new approches to science being evocated. Scientists' opinions on laws ruling the universe and on microstructure of matter changed completely. Chemistry developed from medieval alchemy. Astronomy evolved from astrology. Science had become an established mathematical, mechanical, and empirical body of knowledge. Slide 3: 18/11/2010 The Copernican System The Ptolemaic System Slide 4: 18/11/2010 Robert Hooke Robert Hooke ( 1635 – 1703) was an English natural philosopher, architect and polymath who played an important role in the scientific revolution, through both experimental and theoretical work. Coined the term “cells” for biology. Served as The Royal Society’s Curator of Speriments for forty years. Slide 5: 18/11/2010 The Royal Society The Royal Society started as a group of 12 scientists, known as the Invisible College in 1660. Was founded “ for the porsuit of natural knowledge. Their motto is “ Nullius in Verba” Slide 6: 18/11/2010 The Philosophical Transaction The Philosophical Transaction is a scientific journal published by the Royal Society established in 1665. Slide 7: 18/11/2010 Isaac Newton Isaac Newton ( 1643 – 1727) contributed to many branches of human thought and displayed the power of scientific way of thinking. “ I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell…” Slide 8: 18/11/2010 Discoveries in Mechanics Force Law Action Reaction Law Law of Inertia Slide 9: 18/11/2010 Law of gravitation Newton’s idea of gravitation helpeed to understand the motion of planets and stars to incredible accuracy. Slide 10: 18/11/2010 Discoveries in Optics Light is made up of corpuscoles. The white light is composed of component color wavelenghts. A new telescope was invented… Slide 11: 18/11/2010 Robert Boyle Robert Boyle ( 1627 – 1691) played a key role in the history of science by establishing the experimental method, on which all modern science is based. He did research on the effect of air resistance, its pressure and on changes of its volume. Slide 12: 18/11/2010 William Oughtred William Oughtred ( 1574 – 1660) was an English mathematician. Introduced the “x” symbol for multiplication. Made the first slide rule by inscribing logarithms. Slide 13: 18/11/2010 Marina Dibitonto Manuela Loi Valentina Muglia Michelle Paoli You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.