1633 in science
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- June 22 – Galileo Galilei, the Italian scientist, is convicted of heresy by the Inquisition for his book Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems. He is sentenced to house arrest for the remainder of his life.
- Jesuit scholar Giovanni Baptista Ferrari publishes De Florum Cultura in Rome, a pioneering text in floriculture.
- May 15 – Sébastien Le Prestre de Vauban, French military engineer (died 1707)
- November 3 – Bernardino Ramazzini, Italian physician, a founder of occupational medicine (died 1714)
- Fantoli, Annibale (2003). Galileo — for Copernicanism and the Church (3rd English ed.). Vatican Observatory Publications. ISBN 88-209-7427-4.
- Finocchiaro, Maurice A. (1989). The Galileo Affair: a Documentary History. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-06662-6.
- Drake, Stillman (1978). Galileo at Work. University of Chicago Press. ISBN 0-226-16226-5.