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The year 1620 in science and technology involved some significant events.

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Astronomy

  • The work of Copernicus (1473-1543) is edited and released, as directed by the Congregation of the Index (reading forbidden in March 1616): nine sentences, which stated the heliocentric system as certain, were either omitted or changed.

Chemistry

  • The scientific method of reasoning is expounded by Francis Bacon in his Novum Organum.

Geology

  • Francis Bacon notices the jigsaw fit of the opposite shores of the Atlantic Ocean.

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