Details: Guiding Question: To what extent was Galileo's belief in the Copernican system justified at the time?
Length: 1500 - 2000 words, not counting bibliography.
Structure: Section A: Introductory paragraph;
Section B: Summary of the Competing Theories (descriptive);
Section C: Analysis;
Section D: Conclusion;
Section E: footnotes and bibliography. The Analysis section (C) should be longer than the previous two sections combined. It should consist largely of argument / counterargument / counter-counter argument.