22 June : Truth is actually bitter in case of Galileo Galilei

All planets revolve around the sun. This theory is ages old but do you know when first time Italian Astronomer Galileo Galilei proposed this theory, he was punished for the same today in 1663. Galileo used his newly invented telescope to discover four of the moons circling Jupiter, to study Saturn, to observe the phases of Venus, and to study sunspots on the Sun. Galileo’s observations strengthened his belief in Copernicus’ theory that Earth and all other planets revolve around the Sun.  He was sentenced to formal imprisonment which was later commuted to house arrest. He remained there for the rest of … Continue reading 22 June : Truth is actually bitter in case of Galileo Galilei