Strange Tales of Galileo and Proving

  • Articles (blog posts)
  • 1000-2000 words each
  • Level: high school and above

In this series of posts on The Catholic Astronomer blog, Christopher Graney examines the prevalence of the common myth that Galileo proved that Earth moves around the sun, and contrasts that myth with some of the scientifically questionable things that Galileo in his 1632 Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems wrote regarding the subject of proving that Earth moves.

Click here for the post ‘Punished for Proving on The Catholic Astronomer – the blog of the Vatican Observatory Foundation

Click here for the post ‘Strange Tales of Galileo and Proving: Omitted Data and the Tides‘.

Click here for the post ‘Strange Tales of Galileo and Proving: Splitting the Stars‘.

Click here for the post ‘Strange Tales of Galileo and Proving: Telescopic Evidence for Earth’s Immobility through Double Stars‘.

 

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