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Environmental Studies
ENVS 1000
Peter Timmerman

11/13/2013 11:24:00 AM Exam: Friday 13 thDecember at 2:00 pm Continuation from last week 1543 and after: the replacement of an earth centered universe with a sun centered  Ptolemy was the model that was replaced (earth-centered). Everything moves around Earth in a circular fashion.  Nicholas Copernicus (1473-1543) was the original inventor of the sun-centered model  Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) discovered planets actually move in elliptical orbits  Technology begins to give us views of things in nature hitherto unseen – technology gives us a chance to break through some of the earlier traditions (backed by mathematics). Ecological Imperialism 1420s: the ocean voyages, leading to the discovery of ‘the new
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