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    what the Bible stated. Both Copernicus and Galileo believed in the heliocentric theory, also called Copernicus theory, which stated that the sun was at the centre of the universe and the earth revolves around it. However, the Catholic Church did not agree with this idea because the Bible stated that the earth was at the centre of the universe and the sun revolved around it, which is the complete opposite. Due to this disagreement, Copernicus and Galileo were threaded by the Catholic Church and

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    Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei was considered the central figure of the scientific revolution of the 17th century. His role in the history of science was a critical one. He revolutionized the way in which science was conducted, and performed experiments to test his ideas, which led him to be regarded as the father of experimental science. Galileo was born on February 15th, 1564 in Pisa, and was the oldest of seven children. His father, Vincenzo Galilei was a famous composer, lutenist, and music

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    Pueblo Community College Galileo Life after punishment Joe Davalos History 102 Western Civilization II Mr. Richard L. Rollins May 1, 2014 Joseph Davalos Mr. Richard Rollins History 102 Western Civilization II April 10, 2014 Galileo: life after punishment Galileo Galilei, born February 15, 1564 was a mathematics professor a scientist, astronomer and physisist. He attended the University of Pisa to study medicine in 1583. He was fascinated with many subjects, particularly

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    Galileo Galilei Who was Galileo Galilei? Galileo was born in Pisa on February 15, 1564. Galileo’s family was considered poor, but his father was a well-known musician. Galileo had five siblings, which he was the oldest of. His father wanted him to be a doctor so he sent him to the University of Pisa to study medicine. While Galileo was at the University of Pisa he realized that he did not want to study medicine anymore and was distracted by mathematics . Galileo decided to leave medical school

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    In the article The Trial of Galileo, Galileo Galilei is tried for his statement that the Earth is NOT the center of the universe and in fact, the sun is the center of the universe and thus he was taken to court by the Roman Catholic Inquisition but one problem is involved, It’s the fact that Galileo is the right one in the trial and should be proven innocent. Galileo is a Italian astronomer who is known for numerous amounts of inventions such as the balance, the pendulum telescope so much

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    Galileo            In the early seventeenth century, Galileo Galilei began the construction of a device that would transform the scientific world. Galileo did not invent the telescope but his improvements on it made him the most scientifically successful user of this instrument in his time. However, Galileo would not stop at scientific discovery. The father of three successfully marketed the improved instrument to the Senate of Venice and the

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    Galileo Dbq

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    DBQ: Was Galileo really a heretic? Claim: Galileo was not really a heretic because he may have been trying to expand and interpretation of the Bible, and he most likely did not directly ever say that the Bible was wrong. It is plausible that Galileo may have been trying to expand, or change the way that the church had interpreted the Bible. A main point in this was that in his letter, he never outright said that the church was wrong, or that the Bible was wrong. He did, however, constantly imply

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    and fundamentals were of the outside world, aka space, the planet and the stars, motion, and physics. One of the best minds of this time was, of course, Galileo Galilei. This great astronomer was a marvel at his work, he introduced controversial concepts that the church did not accept but those that he believed were to be true. Written by Galileo himself, this letter to the Grand Duchess professed his great discoveries and how they changed old ideas and

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    Galileo Observation

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    There are only a few individuals in our history who’ve had as much as an influence on the world as the famous Italian intellect Galileo. He was one of the first astronomers to use a telescope to examine and observe the planet surfaces and the changes in their positions leading to the foundations of modern astronomy and physics. From our perspective today, a simple observation through a telescope may not appear that remarkable or overwhelming. As a part of the 21st century society we are constantly

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    Galileo Argument

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    The church wrongfully branded Galileo as a heretic. His contradictory scientific discoveries challenged the doctrine of the church, but was simply a different interpretation of the Bible. In his letter to the Grand Duchess Christina of Tuscany in 1615, Galileo presented strong arguments on why he wasn’t a heretic. “Hence in expounding the Bible if one were always to confine oneself to the unadorned grammatical meaning, one might fall into error.” Galileo argues that simply taking the Bible at face

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