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June 22: Galileo Galilei is jailed, forced to “give up, curse and disgust” his discovery.

Galileo introduced Copernican heliocentrism and firmly defended this discovery against the opposition of the Church at that time. Astronomer Galileo Galilei was the first to discover that the Earth was not the center of the solar system, by observing the positions of the stars. He introduced Copernican heliocentricism and firmly defended this discovery against the […]