Galileo Galilei

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Galileo Galilei

The Church was against Galileo's book and summoned to Galileo to Rome. Ultimately, he was convicted of heresy and spent his remaining years under house arrest.My favorite invention that Galileo made is the telescope because with this advancement, humans can now examine and study exterrestrial life and the unknown.

Important EventsConstructed a telescope and supported the Copernican theory

"The Father of Modern Science"

Galileo Galilei was the first of six children of Vincenzo Galilei, a musician and scholar.

Galileo Galilei

Mathematics was the language of nature

Italian Astronomer & Scientist & Physicist & Mathmatician

Books on his ideas

Galileo serves as the bridge of the early stages of the scientific revolution in Europe. He connected physical space and real motion and used mathematics to develop renaissance perspective.

Role in Renaissance?

Church's Reaction


1564 - Born in Pisa, Italy1581 - University of Pisa1583 - First important discovery (rules that govern the motion of pendulums1642 - Death


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Virgin Mary (detail) "clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet" (Apocalypse 12:1), Ludovico Cigoli, Assumption of the Virgin, 1612, fresco, Pauline Chapel, Santa Maria Maggiore


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