Many people of this time had trouble accepting new ideas and discoveries especially those who were highly religious. The church and many church authorities were not accepting of this discovery and strongly disagree with these findings. In today's society many discoveries and ideas are presented and rejected due to the churches rigid beliefs and beliefs of nonconformist. Abortion and abstinence is still a controversial topic today and not thoroughly accepted.
Galileo an astronomer, mathematical and physicist discovered the telescope, which lead to the confirmation of the Copernican