Astronomy: Chapter 4 The Origins of Modern Astronomy (Premium PowerPoint 2013)
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Outline: This presentation discusses the major philosophers, mathematicians, scientists, and astronomers leading to modern astronomy, including their discoveries, theories, and models of our universe
Topics: Archaeoastronomy, astronomy of ancient Greece, Aristotle and the nature of the Earth, the Ptolemaic universe, the Copernican model, De Revolutionibus, Tycho Brahe and his legacy, Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion, the Rudolphine Tables, Galileo's telescopic observations and publishings