The Father of Modern Experimental Science
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- Galileo studied astronomy and the motion of objects on Earth.
- In 1609, Galileo built a telescope, powerful enough to explore the skies. He found that the moon was not perfect sphere, but had mountains, whose heights he could estimate from the shadows they cast. The moons he observed were those of Jupiter.
- He was one of the ones that argued that Earth and many other planets orbited the Sun.
-He developed a systematic method of observing, experimenting , and analyzing that is now referred to as the Scientific Method.
Tools he used
The Scientific Method
Galileo was one of the first people to use the scientific method.
He used this to stargaze.
Galileo was arguing that the Earth revolved around the sun.