Above are images of famous Renaissance scientists, their names are Galileo, Copernicus and Kepler. These scientists are famous for their own personal achievements as well as something they accomplished as a group.
Copernicus was famous for patiently studying and calculating to find out that the Earth turns on its own axis and revolves around the sun, along with the other planets. From what he discoveres, he created the Copernician theory. Galileo was famous for creating one of the first telescopes. He used his creation in helping him discover things that confirmed the Copernician theory. Kepler was famous for working out mathematical laws that regulate the movements of planets.
Galileo, Copernicus, Kepler and their fellow workers created the scientific method. Scientists use the scientific method to establish an accurate representation of the world.