Galileo studied speed and velocity, gravity and free fall along with the principle of relativity, inertia, projectile motion and also worked in applied science and technology. He invented the thermoscope and various military compasses. Galileo is probably most known as the person who first introduced the concept of Sun being at the center of our solar system. This also got him in trouble with the Roman Church, which until then were his greatest supporters.
He was tried by the Inquisition and found to be a heretic and forced to recant! He was put under house arrest for the rest of his life. It is during this time that he wrote his final book, Two New Sciences.
Galileo worked on what he believed to be correct against all opposition. This has left us some important scientific concepts. His life as expressed through some of her famous quotes can inspire us to face our challenges with courage and determination…
Famous & Inspiring Quotes by Galileo Galilei