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When was Galileo born? 1564
Where was Galileo born? Pisa, Italy
What is the geocentric model of the universe? The model is where the Earth is the center, stays still, and the planets revolve around it
Who believed in the geocentric model? Ptolemy, Aristotle, the church
Who came up with the geocentric theory? Aristotle
What is the law of falling bodies? objects fall at the same rate no matter the weight
Who proved this theory? Galileo
What did people believe before the law of falling bodies? That a heavier object would fall faster
Who thought of the idea of something heavier fall faster? Aristotle
What is the heliocentric model of the universe? The sun is the center, all the planets revolve around it
Who believed in the heliocentric theory? Galileo, Copernicus, Kepler
Who thought of the heliocentric theory? Copernicus
What invention helped prove the heliocentric theory? The telescope
Who are the Inquisition? The Holy office of the Catholic church
What is the starry messenger? Galileo's first book describing his observations from the telscope
What did the Inquisition do to Galileo? He was accused of heresy, put under house arrest, and was banned on ever writing a book again
When was his named cleared by the church? 300 years after his death
What does geo mean? Earth
What is the celestial order of the geocentric model? Earth (center), moon, Mercury, Venus, Sun, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn
What does helio mean? Sun
What is the celestial order of the heliocentric model? Sun (center), Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Why did this theory cause conflict with the church? The church thought it went against the Bible.
What did Galileo improve but not invent? The telescope
What did Galileo discover with the telescope? The moon was not smooth, as once thought, it had hill valleys, and mountains. He also discovered moons circling Jupiter.
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