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Galileo the “Father” of Modern Science On November 1st, I attended a presentation Galileo the “Father” of Modern Science by Tom Moore. There were many different aspects of Galileo that he covered. I found many of the different aspects of Galileo that he covered extremely interesting. Also, this related to our class in a couple different ways. Moore proves Galileo truly is the father of modern science. Moore discussed the history of Galileo, stating that he was born in 1565, which ironically was the year of Shakespeare’s birth and died in 1642, which was Newton’s birth. He was a true renaissance man because he was a writer, mathematician, inventor, astronomer as well as an experimental scientist. The only bad traits that he was really known for was that he could be boorish at times and most important took credit for the work of others. Galileo is best known for his confrontation with the church. He defended Copernicus’ sun centered planetary system that was looked bad upon by the church. However, the great power of the church got him back by making him a prisoner in his
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Johnal during the Spring '08 term at Rollins.

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