Did Galileo get in trouble for being right, or for being a jerk about…

Galileo was facing some stiff odds when he published his Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief Systems of the World. He'd already been officially warned against heliocentrism, and he had enemies. But it's possible, just possible, that he would have squeaked by if he hadn't been a jerk to the Pope. » 9/15/11 8:30am 9/15/11 8:30am