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date: 21 August 2019

Scientific Revolution 

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
George N. VlahakisGeorge N. VLAHAKIS

The Scientific Revolution marked a period of monumental change in thought, belief, and cultural and institutional organization that swept Europe between roughly 1550 and 1700. During those 150 years Western science advanced more than it had during the previous fourteen hundred years—since the Greek physician Galen’s work in anatomy and the Greek astronomer Ptolemy’s work in planetary motion. ...

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