Galileo Galilei

The face of modern science

Galileo Galilei

Galileo was born in 15 February,1554 in Duchy of Italy and he was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician. Who played a major role in the scientific revolution during the Renaissance. Galileo has been called the " father of mordern physics", "father of observational astronomy", and the" father of science". Galileo went to prison because he proved the earth was not the center of the universe, but this contradicts the bible, so he was sentenced to prison for heresy.
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