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  • Galileo's Tide Theory
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    Galileo Galileo (1564-1642), was an Italian physicist and astronomer, who, with the German astronomer Johannes Kepler, initiated the scientific revolution that flowered in the work of the English physicist Sir Isaac Newton. Born Galileo Galilei, his main contributions were, in astronomy, the use of the telescope in observation and the discovery of sunspots, lunar mountains and valleys, the four largest satellites of Jupiter, and the phases of Venus. In physics, he discovered the laws of falling ...
  • Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei
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    Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei was born at Pisa on the 18th of February in 1564. His father, Vincenzo Galilei, belonged to a noble family and had gained some distinction as a musician and a mathematician. At an early age, Galileo manifested his ability to learn both mathematical and mechanical types of things, but his parents, wishing to turn him aside from studies which promised no substantial return, steered him toward some sort of medical profession. But this had no effect on Galileo. During...
  • Doctrine Of Copernicus And Galileo
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    Galileo Galilei From an early age Galileo Galilei manifested his aptitude for mathematical and mechanical pursuits, but his parents, wishing to turn him aside from studies that promised no substantial return, destined him for the medical profession. But all was in vain, and at an early age the youth had to be left to follow the bent of his native genius, which speedily placed him among the most renowned natural philosophers. Galileo's great achievements are magnified by the fact that, happily co...
  • Galileo Galilei
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    Seventeenth-century European study was controlled by two powerful forces: the Roman Catholic Church, headed by the Pope, and ancient philosophy dominated by the 2000-year-old ideas of the Greek philosopher, Aristotle. The Church had an overwhelming influence on the lives of most Europeans. During Galileo's time one in twelve people living in Rome was either a cleric or a nun. 1 The Church forbid any teaching that deviated from what was taught in the Bible. To enforce this control, the Church set...
  • Galileo's Theory About Motion Of Earth
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    Galileo Galilei was one of the greatest astronomer and mathematician of the seventeenth century. His support of support of Copernican cosmology against the Church's strong opposition and his development of a telescope and his unorthodox opinions as philosopher of science were the central concerns of his career. He struggled brutally for freedom from the higher authority because of unable to resist his appetite for scientific investigation. However, Galileo's science and career did not get him an...
  • Galileo's Telescopes
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    Galileo Galilei Galileo was a mathematician transformed into an astronomer. He created the modern telescope based on a primitive model that originated in Amsterdam. Galileo disproved Aristotle's fundamental principles of the universe, which had been excepted throughout the centuries as common knowledge. According to this theory, no change could ever take place in the heavens, because everything in them was made of a perfect and unalterable substance called the "quintessence". However, in October...
  • Discoveries And Experiments Of Galileo Galilei
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    Galileo Galilei The paper which I will be writing will discuss the life, discoveries, and the modern impact of the scientific accomplishments of Galileo Galilei. Born in Pisa, Italy in 1564, Galileo entered Pisa University as a medical student in 1581 and became professor of mathematics at Padua. An astronomer and mathematician, Galileo was, unfortunately for himself, a man ahead of his time. Galileo discovered the law of uniformly accelerated motion towards the Earth, the parabolic path of proj...
  • Galileo Galilei And Muhammad Ali
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    The dead people might left something useful for you. People in the history could keep us from doing something wrong that they had done. In generations, people improved so much because of those individuals in the past gave us experience, so, we don't go to the wrong directions again. There are some people in history I wanted to thanks. If I were given a time machine, I would travel in time to meet Marco Polo, Galileo Galilei, and Muhammad Ali. The first person I would meet is Marco Polo. His disc...
  • Galileo Galilei
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    Galileo Galilei was a revolutionary in the science field, being remembered as one of the most accomplished men in history. His work has become part of our everyday life, scientists rely upon his work, astronomers and artists as well. Not only are there dozes of books written on his scientific inventions and discoveries, there are others written soley on his amazing life. Galileo was a man who lived to better define the world and make life simpler for her inhabitants. Galileo was born in Pisa, It...

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