Happy Galileo Day!

Who was Galileo Galilei?

What did Galileo do for astronomy?

What is Galileo’s telescope?

Galileo and the Copernican theory

5 facts about Galileo

Galileo didn’t invent the telescope

Four years before death, Galileo became blind

Galileo’s middle finger is on display in a museum

The Vatican didn’t admit Galileo was right until 1992

Galileo dropped out of university

Galileo quotes

  • “In the sciences, the authority of thousands of opinions is not worth as much as one tiny spark of reason in an individual man.”
  • “Curiosity is the key to problem solving.”
  • “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.”
  • “He who does not know the truth is only a fool. But he who knows it and calls it a lie is a criminal.”
  • “Wine is sunlight, held together by water.”
  • “Mathematics is the language in which God has written the universe.”

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