Today, Italian astronomer, physicist and author Galileo Galilei, who lived from 1564 to 1642, might be most famous for having been put on trial for …
How Galileo Fought the Catholic Church and Became the First Superstar Scientist
Galileo Galilei didn't just make breakthrough discoveries in physics and astronomy. He also fought for intellectual freedom and became the first celebrity scientist along the way. Read his story and learn about other famous scientists.