• Evolution of Astronomy

    generation of dedicated man and woman who continue to add new insight of astronomy great spectrum of universe. Some scholars may add a little, some may add a lot, yet some may change our understanding of a matter in question. Such man were Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler and Newton. Those man are credited with revolutionizing the study of astronomy. The heliocentric theory formulated by Copernicus caused strong turmoil within astronomy, physics and cosmology. Many man of science considered it as contrary

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  • The Paper

    What observations did Galileo make that proved that planets go around the sun? 1) Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was considered a pivotal figure in the development of astronomy that we know today. Because of his work not only in astronomy but his work also in physics. Galileo proved that the Copernican hypothesis was correct by his observations. He laid the foundations that helped give a correct understanding of the movement of objects on the surface of earth and of gravity (Galileo: the Telescope & the

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  • Life of Galileo Scene 7

    Life of Galileo, Scene 7: Brecht delineates the important episodes of the life of Galileo Galilei. The main matter of his life was the conflict between him and the Church. The church ultimately did shut him up but Galileo was still adamant to send his theory wherever he could. He wanted every person in the marketplace to know what he had discovered. And that is why in the very beginning when he faked the telescope he had allowed anyone and everyone who wanted to see the telescope to come and see

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  • Questioning Authority

    to question the decisions and ideas of authority, to support this argument one can look into specific historical figures and events. Galileo, Fleming, and the Supreme Court case Brown v Board of Education all exemplify the importance of questioning authority. The famous scientific figure Galileo reflects the importance of questioning authority. In 1616, Galileo was forbidden from holding or defending his belief that the Earth revolved around the sun. The Catholic Church, who believed that the

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  • Galileo

    Galileo Sir Galileo Galilei (also known as the “Father of Modern Science”) was an Italian scientist, astronomer, and mathematician of the Renaissance era whose methodical discoveries and principles changed our interpretation of the world around us. Galileo was born in Pisa, Italy to Vincenzo Galilei and Giulia Ammannati on February 15, 1564, their eldest child. His father, a musician, had wanted his son to study in medicine because of the financial benefits. In 1581, Galileo went off to study

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  • Dinner to Remember

    Calitri, Italy. I chose Calitri, Italy because it was named after one of my ancestors. My dinner party will be on top of an old castle while watching the sunset. At the table, along with myself, I will have Elizabeth I, Socrates, Christopher Columbus, Galileo, and Leonardo Da Vinci. We will be seated at a round table so that everyone can be facing each other, and it will be during the summertime. The food we will eat will be all Italian. For the meal, we will have a traditional four course meal, just like

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  • It Happens

    Galileo Aristotle Prometheus Dogmas: Different religious texts, Qur’an. 1. The internet: example (google, Wikipedia) 2. The constitution 3. Political texts 4. Can be ideas 5. Science Critical Questions for Galileo. Vocabulary Peripatetic is another word for Aristotelian. Ipse dixit = Latin for “having said so” Primum mobile = first, or prime, mover Note that this is an excerpted text: some of the arguments that seem missing are covered, thoroughly, in the full book

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  • Religion

    A Protagonist of the Scientific Revolution: Galileo Galilei was one of the protagonists of the scientific revolution, best known for his astronomical discoveries by means of a telescope (including sunspots, Jupiter’s satellites, and the phases of Venus), for his defense of heliocentrism, and for his study of the natural laws regarding falling bodies. Galileo, however, gave key contributions also to the development of the modern scientific methodology; for this reason, he holds a special place

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  • Cosmology

    universe to the world, many were skeptical to turn away from the geocentri model until someone produces evidence of this theory. This someone turned out to be Galileo Galilei. Using an instrument considered "new technology", Galileo pushed the envelope, using a telescope to observe and gather data to support the theory of Copernicus. Galileo was successful and because of this the heliocentric theory of Copernicus has acted as the backbone for all other scientific research regarding the cosmos, steering

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  • Physics 1

    Galileo Galilei Introduction It is no question that Galileo was an influential scientist in his time and still is today (picture located on page 6 from Though his most notable discoveries were in the field of astronomy, we cannot label him simply as an astronomer. He authored many important works including, Sidereal Messenger (also known as Starry Messenger), but unfortunately, due to the power of the Catholic church in his native Italy, his work in astronomy was widely rejected by

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  • Stars and Telescopes Paper

    to magnifying and diminishing was known as antiquity. In the West at the end of the thirteenth century lenses became popular. Galileo was the first to use a refracting telescope as an instrument to observe, planets, moons, and stars in 1609. Galileo adopted the Greek term ‘tele’ as far, and ‘skopein’ as to look, for the name of the instruments to observe the sky. Galileo proved that the heliocentric model of the solar system predictions were correct because he demonstrated that Venus exhibited a

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  • Physics Basics

    on it Galileo: When friction is absent, a moving object needs no force to keep it moving. It will remain in motion all by it self. Newton: An object at rest tends to stay at rest until acted upon by an outside force. Aristotle belived that force was necessary for an object to continue to move while Galileo and Newton believe an object in motion will stay in motion unless an outside force stops it. B. Aristotle would say that the ball was striving to reach its "natural state" of rest. Galileo would

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  • The European Space Agency

    navigation. Many services have been revolutionised by more accurate and reliable positioning systems. Galileo is a joint initiative of the European Commission and the ESA. It’s goal is to provide Europe with its own, independent global civil satellite navigation system. Galileo is compatible with the existing American GPS and the Russian Glonass military systems. The range of potential applications for Galileo is extremely wide, in the transportation sector it creates safety, comfort and efficiency and i

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  • Science Project

    to me like they hit the ground at exactly the same moment. So much for Aristotle! Galileo, who had a flair for the theatrical, did the experiment by dropping a bullet and a heavy cannonball from a tall tower. Aristotle's observations had been incomplete, his interpretation a vast oversimplification. It is inconceivable that Galileo was the first person to observe a discrepancy with Aristotle's predictions. Galileo was the one who changed the course of history because he was able to assemble the

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  • Astronomers

    such as Isaac Newton and Galileo were major factors that contributed to a new level of thinking and established proper scientific investigations and a whole new level of thinking. The church dominated much of the thinking of this time and the Catholic Church condemned heliocentrism, which was the theory that the planets and Earth revolve around the sun and the sun is stationary at the center of the universe, and Galileo was warned to abandon his support for it. Galileo was a scientist who played

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  • The History of Our Known Universe

    of a group of planets circling the sun. On January 7th 1610 Galileo pointed a telescope, for the first time, at the night sky. Galileo did not invent the telescope but he was the first to use it to look at the heavens. While Galileo’s telescope was crude compared to today’s standards, it allowed him to see the universe in action. He saw sunspots, the moons of Jupiter, craters on our own moon, the Milky Way, and much more. It was as Galileo was viewing the stars near Jupiter that he made an astonishing

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  • Physics Research

    Galileo was born in Pisa (then part of the Duchy of Florence), Italy in 1564, the first of six children of Vincenzo Galilei, a famous lutenist, composer, and music theorist; and Giulia Ammannati. Galileo was named after an ancestor, Galileo Bonaiuti, a physician, university teacher and politician who lived in Florence from 1370 to 1450. Galileo Galilei  was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the scientific revolution. Galileo has been called

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  • Eastern and Western Philosphers

    they do not have to suffer. (Moore & Bruder, 2008, pg 530- 534) A western Philosopher that I found to be interesting is Galileo. He was born in February 1564. Galileo was an Italian physicist mathematician astronomer and philosopher one of the leading minds in the scientific revolution. It was also said that he was responsible for the birth of modern science. Galileo was a very intelligent person but also went against the Geocentric “view of the earth is the center of the universe” as was so

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  • Galileo

    Galileo "Whereas Galileo spent his last days under house arrest and was formally condemned by the Church for his scientific views, the elder Darwin was widely respected by the Anglican Church and was buried at the Westminster Abbey, an honor reserved for only the most illustrious personages of Great Britain. The reason for the two scientists' very different fortunes is simple: Galileo couldn't prove the Copernican hypothesis but Darwin was able to demonstrate the truth of his theory of evolution

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  • Research 1

    1. The Condemnation of Galileo Finocchiaro, Maurice. "A Galilean Approach to the Galileo Affair, 1609-2009." Science & Education 20, no. 1 (January 2011): 51-66. Education Research Complete, EBSCOhost (accessed March 22, 2014). This article describes the life and times of Galileo told from the Galilean approach. Finocchiaro travels through the discoveries of Galileo and how others perceived his explorations. After his creation of the telescope and the discovery of the rough side of the moon

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  • Burma Road Riod

    Galileo Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa, Italy on February 15, 1564. He was the oldest of seven children. His father was a musician and wool trader, who wanted his son to study medicine as there was more money in medicine. At age eleven, Galileo was sent off to study in a Jesuit monastery. After four years, Galileo had announced to his father that he wanted to be a monk. This was not exactly what father had in mind, so Galileo was hastily withdrawn from the monastery. In 1581, at the age of

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  • Moons

    The satellite has a thin oxygen atmosphere that includes O, O2, and possibly O3, which is ozone. Ganymede's discovery is credited to Galileo Galilei, who was the first to observe it on January 7, 1610. Astronomer Simon Marius soon suggested the satellite’s name, for the mythological Ganymede, cupbearer of the Greek gods and Zeus's lover. On January 7, 1610, Galileo Galilei observed what he believed were three stars near Jupiter, including what turned out to be Ganymede, Calisto, and one body that

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  • Encountering Conflict

    between science and religion in Life of Galileo encompasses the conflict between the individual and the state. Lined up on opposing sides are the supremely powerful Catholic Church and the naively confident scientist. It is an unequal contest from the start. Galileo, armed with his telescope and his belief in ‘the seduction of proof’, is no match for the omnipotence of Rome, whose biblical scholars refuse to disrupt the Aristotelian ‘harmony’ of the universe. Galileo continues to resist however the church

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  • Scientific Revolution and Discoveries

    change of attitude came from Bacon whose confident and insistent proclamation of a New Era in the advancement of science inspired the creation of the Royal Society. Galileo supported Copernicus and developed the science of motion. In the twentieth century, Alexandre Koyré introduced the term scientific revolution, centering his study on Galileo, and the term became widely popular in his Origins of Modern Science by Butterfield. The Scientific Revolution was known all over Europe as an international

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  • Glg 150

    The main objectives of the paper are to include the formation of the planets, the motion of the planets, the early revolution. Also, discussed is the scientists who discovered these properties of our solar system. For example Copernicus, Newton, Galileo, and Kepler. These scientists have all created or in some way helped to discover something new about our solar system. Evolution Through the Solar System Though scientists have been studying the solar systems for years. There are still discoveries

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  • Galileo

    Pueblo Community College Galileo Life after punishment Joe Davalos History 102 Western Civilization II Mr. Richard L. Rollins May 1, 2014 Joseph Davalos Mr. Richard Rollins History 102 Western Civilization II April 10, 2014 Galileo: life after punishment Galileo Galilei, born February 15, 1564 was a mathematics professor a scientist, astronomer and physisist. He attended the University of Pisa to study medicine in 1583. He was fascinated with many subjects, particularly

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  • Scietific Revolution

    During the Scientific Revolution scientists such as Galileo, Copernicus, Descartes and Bacon wrestled with questions about God, human aptitude, and the possibilities of understanding the world. Eventually, the implications of the new scientific findings began to affect the way people thought and behaved throughout Europe. Society began to question the authority of traditional knowledge about the universe. This in turn, allowed them to question traditional views of the state and social order. No longer

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  • Ancient Literatures

    meant to be a hero and maintaining that status in respect to one’s masculinity. GALILEO: Imagining men [electronic resource] : ideals of masculinity in ancient Greek culture / Thomas Van Nortwick. ( GALILEO: Hunting to Teach: Class, Pedagogy, and Maleness in The Master of Game and Sir Gawain

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  • Geography

    Chapter 2 Galileo’s Great Discovery: How Things Fall Galileo Galilei (1564–1642), the famous Italian mathematician at the leading edge of the scientific revolution that was to sweep Europe, was curious about motion. He was an experimentalist who for the first time had the insight and talent to link theory with experiment. He rolled balls down an inclined plane in order to see how things fell toward the Earth. He discovered in this way that objects of any weight fell toward the Earth at the same

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  • Galileo

    Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei was considered the central figure of the scientific revolution of the 17th century. His role in the history of science was a critical one. He revolutionized the way in which science was conducted, and performed experiments to test his ideas, which led him to be regarded as the father of experimental science. Galileo was born on February 15th, 1564 in Pisa, and was the oldest of seven children. His father, Vincenzo Galilei was a famous composer, lutenist, and music

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  • Galileo

    27, 2015 Introduction Galileo Galilei is a decorated physicist and mathematician who has been charged with prosecuting heretics. Although his beliefs may seem to defy the church they are facts and can be proven with reason. Nothing in the physical world should be questioned by biblical passages. Through demonstrations with a telescope I believe that Galileo proved that the galaxy is heliocentric therefore the charges should be dismissed. Facts of the Case In 1609 Galileo learned of a magnifying

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  • Physics

    solution from the results of the tests you performed. 2a. Compare Aristotle's concept of inertia with the ideas of Galileo and Newton. In making your comparison, state the concept as each interpreted it (in your own words) and give the similarities and differences. Basically Aristotle's concept was different from Galileo's and Newton's because he didn't account for friction. Galileo and Newton accounted for friction so they are similar in that way. Newton took Galileo's concept and tweaked it a

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  • Revolutions

    Life of Galileo- from the perspective of Science, Technology and Society The intertwining of Science and society complies with the double-helical DNA structure which defines the complexity and simplicity of the relation between them. Where scientific discoveries set the path for paradigm shifts and drastic changes in which the society functions, they also raise questions to the existing norms of the society during the inception of these theories. The centuries-long debate of Science being the

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  • Antigone and Galileo's Discoveries

    time changed their position around Jupiter, Galileo concluded that they were celestial objects that moved in Jupiter’s orbit. Indeed, those were the 4 brightest of Jupiter’s moons that now called “the Galilean Moons”. This Galileo’s observation proved that Aristotle and Ptolemy’s systems were not perfectly correct ones. Another Aristotle’s belief was that all celestial objects, including the moon, were absolutely perfect in their shape. However, Galileo was able to prove otherwise. By observing through

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  • Selex Galileo

    Selex Galileo: A Leader in Defense Systems Amber Tucker Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Managerial Accounting-MGMT 517 Abstract A look inside an Italian-based, leading global defense company reveals roots dating back to discoveries made by the famous, Galileo Galilei in the 1500s. The introduction of the telescope along with the realization of Jupiter’s satellites, and speed of falling objects have been the backbone of Selex Galileo. The company exhibits a strong willingness to work

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  • Future of Gnss

    Name: Dylan Black Student Number: N8304271 Course Code and Major – UD40 – Spatial Science Email: The Change Galileo Will Make to RTK Surveying This study is focused on what will change with the construction and implementation of a new Global Navigation Satellite System called Galileo. The new Galileo system will bring many changes to many different sectors however the change to Real Time Kinematic Surveying and surveyors is the main purpose of this report

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  • Lit1

    understanding that the Earth being the center of the universe began to change as scientists (Copernicus, Galileo and Kepler) researched, used mathematics and physics. The findings of there work led to the belief that the Sun was the center of the Universe (Heliocentric model). Copernicus used mathematics (On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres) to form the Heliocentric model of the universe. Galileo used physics (Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems) to support Copernicus’ Heliocentric

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  • Jupiter

    and Callisto) are known as the Galilean satellites because they were discovered by Galileo Galilei in 1610. How Many Moons Does Jupiter Have? Jupiter has 62 known moons. The most recent moons were discovered in 2003. The planet's four largest moons are Io (eye-OH), Europa (yur-O-puh), Ganymede (GAN-i-meed) and Callisto (kuh-LIS-toe). These four moons are called the Galilean satellites. Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei discovered these moons in 1610. The largest of Jupiter's moons is Ganymede

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  • Gaileo

    Galileo Research Paper Galileo Galilei was one of the many philosophers that helped determine how and why the world worked the way it does. He based many of his experiments and theories off the beliefs of another great philosopher, Nicolaus Copernicus. Both of these scientists’ theories went against Aristotle. Aristotle was a Greek philosopher that observed many aspects of our universe. He made many theories, but never conducted experiments to support them. Although proof was never in place, the

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  • Galileo Galilei"S Legacy Today

    Toni Howard Mrs. Arnold Revolutions December 20, 2014 Galileo Galilei’s Legacy Today Galileo Galilei, a man ahead of his time, began the scientific revolution. He challenged accepted theories of his day causing conflict among multiple religious leaders, making Galileo a powerful figure in all of science. Most commonly known for his astronomical observations, he also made significant contributions in the areas of physics, philosophy, and mathematics. He destroyed Aristotle’s geocentric idea that

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  • Gps/Glonass

    составе орбитальной группировки GPS находится 30 навигационных спутников в штатном использовании. Galileo Система Galileo – это европейская глобальная навигационная спутниковая система под гражданским управлением. Орбитальная группировка системы Galileo будет состоять из 27 навигационных спутников, расположенных в трех плоскостях на высоте около 24 тыс. км с наклонением орбит 550. Система Galileo будет совместима с системами GPS и ГЛОНАСС. Различия наземных сегментов систем В состав наземного

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  • Galileo Research

    James Sinkfield Prof. Leeman RSCH 1203 10 April 2015 Galileo Research Regan, Pamela C., Saloni Lakhanpal, and Carlos Anguiano. "Relationship Outcomes In Indian-American Love-Based And Arranged Marriages." Psychological Reports 110.3 (2012): 915-924. Business Source Complete. Web. 10 Apr. 2015. This article explores the difference between love based marriages vs arranged marriages. A study is done to examine and compare both marriage bases to see which has the better outcome. A total of

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  • Anthropic Principle

    infinite, eternal, omnipresent, omniscient, omnipotent, the Creator of all things, most wise, most just, most good, most holy” (Newton 66). It would seem that Newton would have approved of the strong anthropic principle. However, had Galileo been sitting in the same auditorium in 1973, he would have also supported the anthropic principle. People commonly misperceive him as against God and the Bible because of his arrogance and constant battles with the church, when in fact, he was simply

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  • Galileo's Recantation

    Content Question: To what specifically does Galileo plead guilty? Analysis Question: How would his promises about future behavior satisfy the Church authorities? Evaluative Questions: How should the maintenance of authority be balanced against the pursuit of knowledge? I, Galileo, son of the late Vincenzo Galilei, Florentine, aged seventy years, arraigned personally before this tribunal, and kneeling before you, Most Eminent and Reverend Lord Cardinals, Inquisitors-General against heretical

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  • Science Report

    Abstract This report is express results and findings from three different experiments which were done by Galileo. The link between weights, time, angles, and lengths of pendulums . The results showed that the shorter pendulum took less time to complete full 10 swings. The length and weight has no influence on the pendulum. 1.0 Introduction The Italian scientists Galilie Galileo (1564-1642) established experimentally that heavy objects fall at practically the same rate. It was obvious to this scientists

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  • Gravity Research Project

    Project Over the past several hundred years there have been many great scientists that have come up with significant ideas and theories in the scientific field of gravitational research. These scientists include but are not limited to Aristotle, Galileo, Kepler, Newton and Einstein! Each one of these scientist have come along after another, using each other’s ideas to further expand the human species’ knowledge on gravity and how it works. They have each left a unique mark on the scientific community

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  • Galileo: a Typical Renaissance Astronomer

    expansion of culture and intellect. It was a time of changes that included new and different ways of gaining knowledge, the general expansion of the sharing of knowledge, and broadened scholastic authority; all of which are exemplified by Galileo Galilei and his works. Galileo is an excellent example of a typical Renaissance astronomer. Prior to the Renaissance, scholar’s blindly followed Aristotle and his works on the philosophy of nature. It wasn’t until the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries that

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  • Espistemology

    adequate knowledge and inadequate knowledge. Copernicus during the 1600’s believed that theoretical knowledge was determined based on past events. Galileo fought with him in separating science from the church. Galileo claimed that individuals should be able to question and investigate matters which may be false in experience or reason. Galileo did not question the Church to rule in their domain, but matters which could be shown to be true or false in life’s observations should not be subject

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  • Christianity and Culture

    mattered and so a person could do what they liked with their body. In the early seventeenth century, Galileo sent shockwaves through society by questioning commonly held assumptions regarding the structure of the universe. The Church became alarmed at what Galileo and his inventions and theories were doing to the foundations of Catholic teachings regarding God’s role in creation. Galileo however, was hoping to establish the separation of science and religion: where there is no way to establish

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  • Projectile Otion in Sorts

    subject only to the forces of gravity (9.81ms‾²) and air resistance (Webster). It was Galileo who first accurately described projectile motion. He showed that it could be understood by analyzing the horizontal and vertical components separately. No one had done this prior to Galileo. People use to think that when something is shot in the air it goes in the air and some how hit something and explode, before Galileo which followed largely Aristotelian lines but incorporating a later theory of "impetus

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