A Moment of Science gives a Science Hero Award to Galileo!
Your science teacher may have told you that Copernicus discovered the Earth was round. However, the Greeks used the North Star to make the same discovery!
What makes Galileo our science hero? For one thing, he moved human knowledge forward against outstanding prejudice and even persecution. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
The Greeks had it figured out that the earth was round. How did they manage it? Learn more on this Moment of Science.