Flashcards in Ch16 - People Deck (41):
Who was the Polish astronomer who proposed the heliocentric view of the universe, which suggested that the planets revolved around the sun?
Who was the German Lutheran astronomer who discovered the three laws of planetary motion?
Who was the Italian philosopher and scientist who discovered the law of uniform acceleration and the laws of pendulum?
Who was the English philosopher who discovered the universal law of gravitation and explained the three laws of motion?
Who is remembered as the "Father of Modern Science"?
Who was the "Father of Anatomy"?
Who published the first complete description of the human body in the 1540s?
Who published De Magneta, the first great English science book?
What Scottish mathematician and Bible scholar who invented logarithms and decimal notation?
What English philosopher formulated the modern scientific method?
Which English physician discovered the circulation of blood in the human body?
Which French mathematician invented an accurate scale for measuring lines and angles?
Who was known as "Father of Modern Philosophy"?
Who developed analytical geometry?
Which French mathematician and philosopher invented a calculating device that was the predecessor to the modern calculator?
Who invented the barometer and helped develop the science of hydrostatics?
What English scientist and Christian formulated several laws of gases?
Who was called the "Father of Modern Chemistry"?
What English astronomer, mathematician, and experimental philosopher became the first to observe microscopic cells?
Which Dutch naturalist is known as the "Father of Microbiology"?
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
Who designed and built simple microscopes and observed protozoa and anatomical functions?
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
Who was one of the greatest astronomers of his day and correctly predicted the appearance of the comet which bears his name?
What Puritan clergyman and naturalist pioneered the science of taxonomy and originated the idea of species?
Which botanist of the 1700s expanded Ray's work and established the modern system of biological classification?
Who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the temperature scale that bears his name?
Who led in the formation of the Philosophical College?
What met regularly in London to conduct experiments and discuss scientific theories?
The Philosophical College
What group of French Catholics believed in salvation by God's grace and followed several Calvinist teachings?
Who was the first musician of modern times and was remembered for his beautiful melodies and expressive harmonies?
Josquin des Pres
Who was the most important composer before Bach and wrote a collection of madrigals?
Who was one of history's greatest composers who wrote The Christmas Oratorio, St. Matthew Passion, The Well Tempered Clavier, and the Brandenburg Concertos?
Johann Sebastsian Bach
Who perfected the oratorio and wrote the "Hallelujah Chorus" in The Messiah.
George Frederic Handel
What is the best-known choral piece in the world
"The Hallelujah Chorus"
Who is the "Father of the English Hymn"?
Who wrote more than 600 hymns including "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross," "Joy to the World," "O God Our Help in Ages Past."
Who wrote about 100 symphonies including the Surprise Symphony, The Creation, and The Seasons?
Franz Joseph Haydn
What child prodigy composed over 600 works including The Magic Flute, Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
What deaf composer wrote concertos, sonatas and symphonies such as Moonlight Sonota, the Fifth Symphony, and the Ninth Symphony?
Ludwig van Beethoven
What 16th-century artist began art in the Modern Age and developed the art of woodcutting.
Who was one of the greatest portrait painters of all times?
Hans Holbein the Younger