The Genius also came up with the concept of ‘Gravity’ by ignoring the ‘medium’, as all objects…

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In making this discovery, Galileo’s genius was to ignore all the messy details that were otherwise present in the cathedral — air resistance, temperature, flickering light, noise, other people, and so on. He considered a simple model of a swinging lamp using only its period, focusing on the salient deta…