This is the story of the brilliant Italian astronomer and mathematician who dared to challenge the accepted teachings of his day. Galileo's work brought him to the attention of the Inquisition and one of history's greatest minds was forced to work his last years under house arrest.
Featuring specially-filmed dramatized depictions and rare contemporary images, this program vividly recreates Galileo's life and work. It also includes expert commentary and analyzes by eminent historians.
This DVD features: • Exact Mathematical Measurement • Gravity and Flotation • The Principle of Inertia • The Telescope • Controversy with the Church • Motion and Acceleration
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