The Quiz: Which Renaissance scientist dropped two cannonballs from the Leaning Tower of Pisa to test a theory?
A Nicolaus Copernicus
B Galileo Galilei
C Sir Isaac Newton
A native of Pisa, the polymath Galileo tested gravity by dropping cannonballs of different weights from his hometown’s famous tower. The experiment proved that time of descent is independent of mass.
The correct answer to this quiz is Galileo Galilei.