Jack oughton galileo.. in brief

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Jack oughton galileo.. in brief

  1. 1. Galileo Galilei<br />
  2. 2. Publicized the use of the Telescope<br />One of the 1st people to make quality telescopes (32x)<br />Made and Sold telescopes across Europe spreading their use, and inspiring other astronomers.<br />
  3. 3. Galileo’s Discoveries<br /> Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto.<br />Saturn’s rings (He didn’t know what they were)<br />Phases of Venus.<br />Sun spots.<br />
  4. 4. Heliocentric view of the Universe<br />Observed that Venus has phases <br />Observed that Copernicus’ model was more effective. <br />Actively proposed Copernicus’ heliocentric model as a real life alternative to the church’s model.<br />
  5. 5. Direct Challenges to the church<br />Openly challenged the Geocentric view of the universe.<br />Phases of Venus.<br />Jovian satellites orbit Jupiter not Earth.<br />Recognised the existence of Sun Spots.<br />
  6. 6. Galileo’s overall contribution to astronomy, science and culture<br />Set a bench mark for others to question church teachings.<br />Began to increase use of telescopes for astronomy.<br />Made major discoveries in astronomy.<br />
  7. 7. Galileo’s overall contribution to astronomy, science and culture<br /><ul><li>Opened up a rift of mistrust between some areas of Science and Religion.
  8. 8. Challenged the idea of perfect heavenly bodies.
  9. 9. Invented the Galileo thermometer.
  10. 10. Science celebratory!</li></li></ul><li>References<br />Image 1 : http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap011014.html<br />Image 2 : http://www.telescope1609.com/Galileo.htm<br />Image 3 : http://www.telescope1609.com/Galileo.htm<br />Image 4 : http://www.telescope1609.com/Galileo.htm <br />Image 5 : http://www.astro.su.se/~alexis/astrophoto.eng.html<br />Image 6 : http://www.astro.su.se/~alexis/astrophoto.eng.html<br />Image 7 : http://www.dzwholesale.com/Galileo_Thermometers.html<br />

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