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Q: Which mathematician was able to prove that Ptolemy was wrong in claiming that the moon had a smooth, polished surface? He also designed a telescope 10 times more powerful than earlier models, and
developed a better compass
A: Galileo (Galilei, Galileo) was the mathematician
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User: Which mathematician was able to prove that Ptolemy was wrong in claiming that the moon had a smooth, polished surface? He also designed a telescope 10 times more powerful than earlier models, and developed a better compass

Weegy: Galileo (Galilei, Galileo) was the mathematician
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User: Catholic Spanish ruler whose marriage to the English ruler caused a revolt among the Protestants in England?

User: The First daughter of Henry VIII, she was the first queen to rule England. Her nickname reflected her reputation for killing more than 300 people for heresy

User: Daughter of Henry VIII, she ruled England for almost fifty years. Her reign established the nation as a great military and economic power

User: Elizabethan mariner who raided Spanish treasure ships, he became the first Englishman to sail around the world. He helped defeat the Spanish Armada.

User: One of the Queen's favorite courtiers, he established the first English colony in North America

User: One of the Queen's favorite courtiers, he established the first English colony in North America who is he

User: A fleet of ships used to invade England

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