The Scientific Revolution occurred between 1550 and 1700 A.D., thanks, in part, to Copernicus' heliocentric cosmos theory. Newton's Universal Laws and Mechanical Universe are considered the end of the Scientific Revoluti... More »

The scientific revolution encouraged people to think for themselves, analyze society and reconsider previous beliefs about the world. This led to a diminished capacity of politicians and religious leaders to influence th... More »

The Industrial Revolution caused sweeping changes to Britain by ushering in scientific advancements, growth of technology, improvements to the fields of agriculture and production and an overall economic expansion. The I... More »

According to the History Channel, the Scientific Revolution influenced the Enlightenment by providing metaphors of precision for the philosophical speculations that triggered the Enlightenment. Newton's "Principia Mathem... More »

Experts believe that Nicolaus Copernicus' heliocentric theory stating that the sun is the center of the solar system was one of the factors that led to the scientific revolution. Other factors included economic expansion... More »

The Scientific Revolution in Europe lasted from 1550 to 1700, approximately from the lifetimes of Nicholas Copernicus to Sir Isaac Newton. The movement marked advances in science and mathematics after the Renaissance and... More »

The Scientific Revolution is the time period between the 1500s and the late 1800s when modern science was shaped through scientific innovations and achievements in multiple fields of study. The science community is not c... More » History Modern History