Galileo Galilei

Italian Scientist


Grew up with a high class mother and lower class father.

Invented a stronger telescope.

Discovered Saturn's rings, that earth orbits the sun, the mountains and valleys on the moon and sunspots.

Attended a monastery but was pulled out to become educated at a university.

His ideas of the earth orbiting the sun instead of the sun orbiting the earth were not accepted by the church.

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