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Galileo Galilei was the man who supported Copernicus’ law. They were both astronomers.

Galileo is known to have said many famous quotes. Here are some things you may not know about him:

– He knew that there are many planets in the universe

– He said that the earth is round and not made by gods. He was sent to prison because of his opinions but he never gave up.

– He knew that heavy and light objects fall with equal speed. At the time many people thought he was cheating but he was right.

– Galileo also made some observations about time and motion

636 Painting by Justus Sustermans

author: Nguyen Chu Nam Son