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God and Science Don't Mix

23-10-2016

In the early 1600’s Galileo Galilei

  • Improvements to the telescope
  • Affirmed Copernicus’ view that the earth revolved around the sun
  • Catholic church took him to the Roman Inquisition in 1615
  • Ordered never to talk about it again. “False and contrary to Scripture”
  • He did, and in 1632 he was tried by the Inquisition, found "vehemently suspect of heresy," forced to recant, and spent the rest of his life under house arrest.
  • His book Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, remained on the ‘banned’ list of the Catholic church until 1835
  • All for describing how the planets really work

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