Updated: 9/28/2021

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  • I was born in Pisa, 1564i studied mathematics at Pisa university
  • I increased the magnification of my telescope to a factor of 21!
  • I discovered that the moon has craters and mountains, Saturn has rings, Jupiter has 4 moons and spots on the sun
  • I used my telescope to study the planets and found that the sun was the centre. I got in trouble with the church.
  • The church was furious about my beliefs and put me on trial before an inquisition
  • I was kept under house arrest and my books were banned until I died in 1642