Classic Image of Galileo being interrogated by the Catholic Church

Galileo and the Church

Galileo and the Church

In response to a question by noted physicist and television personality Brian Cox, Thony Christie wrote a very nice overview of the relationship between Galileo and the Roman Catholic Church.  This would be a good preparatory reading for our discussion of Galileo on Tuesday, June 10th.  Thony has also just posted a blog on the importance of Galileo’s observations of Venus, which we will also be discussion.

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