1609 - Galileo demonstrating his telescope to the Doge of Venice. Galileo taught geometry, mechanics and astronomy at the University of Padua. He was convicted in 1633 of heresy by the Roman Inquisition and held under house arrest until his death in 1642.
"Non puoi insegnare niente a un uomo. Puoi solo aiutarlo a scoprire ciò che ha dentro di sé."
"You cannot teach a man anything, you can only help find it within himself."