Objects & Places from Galileo

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Geocentric Astronomical Model - This object depicts the universe at the beginning of the play and is the model Galileo challenges.

Telescope - This object is the one which Galileo introduces as his own invention in Venice to receive money from the University.

Venice - This is the location where Galileo lives at the beginning of the play.

Florence - This location is the place of Galileo's undoing because it is more tightly controlled by the Church than other cities.

The Four Moons of Jupiter - These objects are discovered by Galileo through research with his telescope.

The Catholic Church - This group signified Galileo's chief opponent.

Irrigation Technology - This object, invented by Galileo, is the kind of science which could benefit poor people.

Floating Objects Experiment - This experiment is safe, non-threatening research that will not ruffle any feathers in the Church hierarchy.

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