Illustrations

1. Portrait of Nicholas Copernicus

From: Stephen Mizwa, Nicholas Copernicus 1543-1943. New York: The Kosciuszko Foundation. 1943.

2. Original page from De Revolutionibus

3. Drawing of the Copernican Heliocentric Universe

From: http://www.bj.uj.edu.pl/bjmanus/revol/titlpg_e.html

4. Portrait of Tycho Brahe

From: http://es.rice.edu/ES/humsoc/Galileo/People/tycho_brahe.html

5. Tycho Brahe's observatory, Uraniberg

From: http://es.rice.edu/ES/humsoc/Galileo/People/tycho_brahe.html

6. Drawing of sextant used by Tycho Brahe

From: Tycho Brahe, Description of His Instruments and Scientific Work as given in Astronomiae Instrautae Mechanica. Trans., Eds. Hans Ræder, Elis and Bengt Strömgren. Copenhagen: Bianco Lunos Bogtrykkeri, 1946.

7. Tychonic system model of the universe

From: http://es.rice.edu/ES/humsoc/Galileo/People/tycho_brahe.html

8. Portrait of Johannes Kepler

From: http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Kepler.html

9. Example of Kepler's Second Law of Motion

10. Portrait of Galileo Galilei

Fig. 9 & 10 available from http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Galileo.html

11. Galileo's telescope

12. Galileo's drawing of the lunar surface

Fig. 11 & 12 available from http://www.mcm.acu.edu/academic/galileo/ars/arshtml/galileo2.html

13. Portrait of Sir Isaac Newton

From: http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history//PictDisplay/Newton.html

 

Tables

  1. Timetable of Copernicus' Observations
  2. Newton's Laws of Motion
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