Galileo Simplicio

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Galileo was born in the year 1564 and died in 1642. Within those years, he became an astronomer, physicist, mathematician, inventor, and a philosopher. For 6 years Galileo worked on a book called Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems–Ptolemaic and Copernican. To carry out the discussion, Galileo invented three characters: Salviati, who gave Copernicus’s views; Simplicio, who presented Aristotelian/Ptolemaic views; and Sagredo, an interested layman. Simplicio was named for an ancient Greek commentator on Aristotle. Galileo didn't want to bring shame to the Catholic Church by bringing his scientific discoveries into it. He believed that you shouldn't mix religion and scientific research. He didn't want to interfere so he accepted his
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