By: Alyssa Asmus
Galileo was considered the father of modern science he made major contributions to the fields of Physics, Astronomy, Cosmology, Mathematics and, Philosophy.
Inventions and, Discoveries
His flair for self - promotion earned powerful friends, he had enemies among the leaders of the Catholic Church.
He was in court in 1616 and, again in 1633 when he was forced to recant and, was then put under house arrest for the rest of his life.