Aristotle and Galileo looked up at the same lights in the night sky.
Look what happened to the Catholic Church when they imposed doctrines on Galileo.
Aristotle saw a universe with a stationary earth at the center and Galileo saw a universe with the earth in motion about the sun.
Along with Galileo, it represents Brecht at his epic apogee.
Galileo had now made such progress that he was able to continue his geometrical studies by himself.
The Villa of Galileo, the nameless composition with stone pines, 43.
A third form of telescope is that invented by the great Italian astronomer, Galileo, in 1609.
This was the great mission of the telescope in Galileo's hands.
The three cadets turned quickly, their eyes sweeping the valley for the first sight of the shining Tower of Galileo.
Galileo, the cat, came yowlin' around, and Nate kicked him under the sofy.
An Italian scientist of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries; his full name was Galileo Galilei. Galileo proved that objects with different masses fall at the same velocity. One of the first persons to use a telescope to examine objects in the sky, he saw the moons of Jupiter, the mountains on the moon, and sunspots.
Note: Authorities of the Roman Catholic Church forced Galileo to renounce his belief in the model of the solar system proposed by Nicolaus Copernicus. Galileo had to assert that the Earth stands still, and the sun revolves around it. A famous legend holds that Galileo, after making this public declaration about a motionless Earth, muttered, “Nevertheless, it does move.”
["Galileo: A Strongly Typed Interactive Conceptual Language", A. Albano et al, ACM Trans Database Sys 10(2):230-260 (June 1985)].