Today, every child learns that the earth revolves around the sun. Yet in sixteenth century Europe, that belief was considered absolutely false! Galileo was the extraordinary astronomer and inventor who discovered the truth, at the risk of his reputation and freedom. He refused to support an incorrect view of the universe, and spent the last eight years of his life under house arrest. Learn of Galileo’s courage and genius in this revealing story of how his integrity led to a whole new universe of discovery and knowledge.