Which scientist was killed by the church?
Herein, which scientist was burned to death?
Giordano Bruno was sentenced to be burned to death by the Roman Inquisition for his heretical ideas, which he refused to recant.
One may also ask, what famous scientists got in trouble for their ideas? Galileo (1564-1642) Galileo was found "vehemently suspect of heresy" for his heliocentric views and was required to "abjure, curse and detest" his opinions.
Also Know, who was burned at the stake by the Catholic Church?
The 16th-century Italian philosopher (and former Catholic priest) Giordano Bruno was burned at the stake for a stubborn adherence to his then unorthodox beliefs—including the ideas that the universe is infinite and that other solar systems exist.
What book did Galileo write that angered the church?
Dialogue on the Two World Systems