Please define the terms below in 2-3 complete sentences.
Terms and people
3. Rene Descartes
4. Francis Bacon
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1. Explain the Ptolemaic system of the universe. How was the system of Copernicus different than the Ptolemaic? Why was Copernicus hesitant to release his book?
2 What were Kepler’s First and Second Laws and why were they significant?
3. Who funded Galileo? Why might this have been important? What were his significant achievements?
4. How did Sir Isaac Newton build on the ideas of the Scientific Revolution?
5. How was the philosophy of Rene Descartes different than that of Bacon and others before?