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The Copernican Revolution
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Academy Accademia del Cimento air-pump angles appeared astronomical atmosphere axis barometer bodies Boyle Boyle's Boyle's Law bulb centre circle clock colour constructed convex lens Copernican Copernicus curve Descartes described determine discovery distance Earth equal equation experimental experiments explained Flamsteed fluid force Galilei geometrical glass gravity Guericke Halley heat Hooke Huygens Illustr important inches instrument invention Kepler later Leibniz lens lenses light lines liquid lodestone magnetic Mariotte mathematics means measured mechanics mediaeval ments mercury metal method Micrographia microscope Moon motion moving nature Newton object observations Observatory obtained orbit parallax Paris Paris Observatory particles pendulum pendulum clock phenomena planetary planets pressure principle problem published rays refraction researches right ascensions Robert Boyle rotation Royal Society scientific seventeenth century showed sphere stars Sun's supposed surface telescope theory thermometer thermoscope tion tube Tycho Tycho Brahe velocity vessel vibrations weight