The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part I

Introduction: Copernicus’ significant predecessors and driving forces towards astronomical reform

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part II

Playing catchup with Islamic astronomy and early printed scientific books

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part III

The fifteenth century universities and the teaching of astronomy

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part IV

The advance of science and the invention of book printing

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part V

The debate on comets in the sixteenth century

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part VI

Copernicus’ Commentariolus

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part VII

Rheticus the midwife of De revolutionibus

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part VIII

Rheticus in Frombork and the Narratio Prima

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part IX

Johannes Petreius the printer/publisher of De revolutionibus

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part X

De revolutionibus

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XI

De revolutionibus the early reception

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XII

De revolutionibus the wider reception

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XIII

Wilhelm IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1532–1592) and new astronomical data

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XIV

Tycho Brahe and new astronomical data

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XV

Tycho Brahe

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XVI

The geo-heliocentric model of the cosmos

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XVII

Michael Mästlin

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XVIII

Kepler

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XIX

Kepler and Tycho

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XX

The invention of the telescope

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXI

The first telescopic astronomers

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXII

The early telescopic discoveries

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXIII

Taking stock in 1613

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXIV

Conflict with the Catholic Church in 1615

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXV

The comets of 1618

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXVI

Kepler’s influential publications in the 1620s

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXVII

Galileo’s Dialogo and that trial

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXVIII

Dismantling Aristotle’s theories of motion

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXIX

The Laws of fall

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXX

What moves the planets?

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXXI

The Transits of Venus and Mercury and the phases of Mercury

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXXII

Reading about heliocentricity after 1616

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXXIII

Proto-sciencefiction and heliocentricity in the seventeenth century

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXXIV

The development of the telescope from the Galilean telescope to the Keplerian astronomical telescope

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXXV

The development of physics in the seventeenth century

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXXVI

Geo-heliocentrismus vs Keplerian elliptical astronomy the pros and cons

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXXVII

Comets in Europe in the 1660s

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXXVIII

Comets in Europe in the 1680s

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XXXIX

Theories of gravity before Newton

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XL

The discussion in a coffee shop that led to Newton’s Principia

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XLI

Isaac Newton’s Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica an overview

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XLII

Edmond Halley and the Comets

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XLIII

Newton’s Problems with the Moon

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XLIV

Philosophical objections to Newton’s theory of gravitation

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XLV

The failed search for stellar parallax and the discovery of stellar aberration

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XLVI

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XLVII

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XLVIII

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part XLIX

The emergence of modern astronomy – a complex mosaic: Part L