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The heliocentric Copernican theory that the earth and other planets revolve around the sun in a circular motion

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Q: Which theory did Galileo and Copernicus support?
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Did Galileo's findings support a geocentric or heliocentric theory?

Galileo supported Copernicus's heliocentric theory

What theory did Galileo and Copernicus support?

Galileo's support for the heliocentric theory (note that this is Copernicus's theory, not Galileo's) got him into trouble with the Roman Catholic Church. In 1633 the Inquisition convicted him of heresy and forced him to recant (publicly withdraw) his support of Copernicus. They sentenced him to life imprisonment, but because of his advanced age allowed him serve his term under house arrest at his villa in Arcetri outside of Florence.

Who supported the Copernicus theory?


How did Galileo's observations of Jupiter's moons support Copernicus theory?

The discovery did not support Copernicus's theory directly but it raised doubts about the ancient theory of Ptolemy that said that all objects in the sky are in orbit round the Earth. Galileo was an aggressive supporter of Copernicus's theory but eventually it was Kepler's theory that became accepted and is still used today. Both Copernicus and Kepler placed the Sun at the centre but Kepler's elliptical orbits are supported by the later theory of dynamics.

Who was first correct on solar system Copernicus or Galileo?

Copernicus developed the theory, Galileo supported it with his observations.

Who openly supported the Copernicus theory?


How were the theories of Copernicus and Galileo similar?

Galileo did not have his own theory. He was a supporter of Copernicus's heliocentric theory and an opponent of the geocentric Ptolemaic theory. Eventually both theories were rejected in favour of Kepler's theory. But Kepler's theory uses the heliocentric idea from Copernicus's theory.

What instrument did Galileo use to prove Copernicus theory?

The telescope

What scientific instrument helped galileo to improve Copernicus theory?


Is galileo and newton related to Copernicus' theory?

yes they are very related

The scientist who first used a telescope to make discoveries that supported the heliocentric model was?

Galileo Galilei . He only helped support the theory through his observations , he didn't invent the model, Copernicus did.

Who proposed the heliocentric theory first?

Nicolaus Copernicus, Galileo made it public.

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