The Lesser Gods of Philosophy and Science


Comment Blog

The New Atlantis

Ptolomaic System


Nicholas Copernicus

Heliocentric theory over Geocentric

Tycho Brahe & Johannes Kepler

T2 = D3

The time which it takes to revolve is in proportion to its distance as 2 is to 3.

Galileo Galilei

Hans Lippershey

Warren Carroll, The Cleaving of Christendom

Christopher Clavius, S.J.

Pope Paul V & the Lyncean Academy

Cardinal Robert Bellarmine

Cardinal Maffeo Barberini (Pope Urban VIII)

Cosimo de Medici

Father Seguri

The Assayer, Dialogue on the Two Great World Systems


Isaac Newton

Principia Mathematica

Gottfried Leibnitz

Differential calculus and integral calculus

Intelligent design (Ben Stein: Expelled trailer)