The present and the Scientific Revolution & Enlightenment is connected in many ways. Galileo made several discoveries such as the telescope, which he used to study the planets. His discoveries are still used today , and because of him we have an idea of the universe and how it works. He made one on the first telescopes and used it to study the planets. He found out that Jupiter had moons, the sun had spots, and Earth’s moon was rough. Without him then we wouldn’t have those basics thoughts about the earth, the moons, and ext.