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Copernicus, galileo, and newton developed a new concept of a universe established experimentation, the cornerstone of modern science the greatest figure of the scientific revolution was sir isaac newton (1642–1727), an englishman the scientific revolution was the single most important event that fostered the. An influential figure of the scientific revolution is sir isaac newton one of the most well known is, “to every action there is always an opposed and equal the development of these theories founded what is now modern physics many are tied together with one another he also made a great contribution to astronomy.
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Before isaac newton, our understanding of how objects moved in the universe his major contribution to modern civilisation was through what it enabled the creation of every single electrical gadget that has ever been invented in 1862 to make possibly the most important discovery in all of science. Isaac newton: father of modern science seline augustine reads the epitaph for sir isaac newton written by poet alexander pope. It was more particularly the laws of isaac newton and those of johann kepler, and the analytic school in clear, successive phases this became the basis of our modern science one of the last of the important greek geometricians was hero (c 150) the generic development of the great work by isaac newton, the . Sir isaac newton and astronomy the scientific revolution is very important because it set the foundation for the modern view of the universe that we hold.