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  • Galileo's Third Year At Pisa
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    GALILEO Galileo (1564-1642) was an Italian astronomer and physicist whose discoveries in mechanics and astronomy contribute greatly to the progression of Science. He started his Science career at the University of Pisa where he studied to be a physician. Galileo made his first important discovery while still studying in Pisa when he was only 19, it was when he was in the cathedral observing the swinging action of the hanging lamps, he wondered if the duration of their swings was always the same ...
  • Churchs Belief
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    Known to some people as the father of modern science, Galileo impacted this field in such a way that he was put on trial for going against the Catholic Churchs beliefs, because he supported the Copernican theory that the Earth revolved around the sun. The Churchs belief was that the Earth was in the center of the universe and all heavenly bodies went around the Earth (geocentric theory or Ptolemaic theory, followers of Aristotle believed this too). His improvement on the telescope helped him see...
  • Galileo Studies
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    Galileo Galileo was a pioneer of modern physics and telescopic astronomy who was born on February 15, 1564 near Pisa, Italy. As an Italian physicist and astronomer, he was the first to use the telescope to discover many undiscovered realms of space. His discoveries of sunspots, lunar mountains and valleys, and the satellites of Jupiter formed the basis of modern astronomy. His discoveries opened a gateway into the unexplored areas of the universe. Galileo's education began in Vallombrosa where m...
  • 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 Left Pisa
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    Galileo was born on the 15th of February, 1564 in Pisa. His parents were Vincenzo Galilei and Guilia Amman nati. Vincenzo, who was born in Florence in 1520, was a teacher of music and a fine lute player. Guilia, who was born in Pesci a, married Vincenzo in 1563 and they made their home in the countryside near Pisa. Galileo was their first child and spent his early years with his family in Pisa. In 1572, when Galileo was eight years old, his family returned to Florence, his father's home town. Ho...
  • Galileo's Telescopic Observations In Detail
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    Solomon Barnett History 291 November 19 Galileo In the early seventeenth century, Galileo Galilei began the construction of a device that would transform the scientific world. Galileo did not invent the telescope but his improvements on it made him the most scientifically successful user of this instrument in his time. However, Galileo would not stop at scientific discovery. The father of three successfully marketed the improved instrument to the Senate of Venice and the Grand Duke Cosimo II of ...
  • Galileo's Support For The Heliocentric Theory
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    Galileo Galilei was born on February 15, 1564 in Pisa, Italy. In 1570 his family relocated to Florence. Galileo pioneered 'experimental scientific method' and was the first to use a refracting telescope to make important astronomical discoveries. In 1581, Galileo studied at the University of Pisa. There he became interested in the workings of science and concluded that the period (the time in which a pendulum swings back and forth) does not depend on the arc of the swing (the isochronism's). In ...
  • Gravitational Force Between The Earth And Objects
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    email: triax @aol, com Galileo GaliliGalileo Galilei was born in Pisa Italy on February 15, 1564. Later in the 1570's his father, Vincenzo Galileo moved his family to the near by city of Florence. He was the oldest of four children, and as a child he was the most likely inclined to be the smarter of the family. It was here that Galileo's formal education began at a school in a near by monastery. This school was taught by monks, and for a while it was belied that Galileo would grow up to become a...
  • Discovery Galileo
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    'Galileo was that guy who invented the telescope. ' This is what most people say when they think about Galileo. However, Galileo did not even invent the telescope; he only made improvements to it so it could be used for astronomy. Galileo did use it to make many important discoveries about astronomy, though; many of these discoveries helped to prove that the sun was the center of the galaxy. Galileo also made many important contributions to Physics; he discovered that the path of a projectile wa...
  • Greatest Invention
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    The Telescope In 1609 Galileo Galilee Constructed his first telescope. Little did he know that this would be one of the greatest inventions the world would ever see. This fairly simple creation enhanced our ability to see things that are very far away and that cant be seen with the naked eye. We also learned a great many more things about earth, the rest of the solar system and the role it played in the universe. We were able to see the phases of the planets more easily and could see moons revol...
  • Galileo
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    Galileo Galilee Galileo Galilee was a pioneer of the modern physics and astronomy who was born on February 15, 1564 near Pisa, Italy. An Italian astronomer, he was the one who invented the telescope and discovered many undiscovered realms of the space. He was one of the few that challenge the idea of the earth not being at the center of the galaxy. His discovery of sunspots, lunar mountains and valleys and the satellites of Jupiter formed the basis of the modern astronomy. That is why I believed...
  • 1641 Evangelista Torricelli
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    I chose to do my report on Evangelista Torricelli. The reason I chose to do him is because he is both Italian and male. I am also both Italian and male which would be my connection to him. Evangelista Torricelli is an Italian mathematician and physicist. He was born in Faenza on October 15, 1608. And died in Florence on October 25, 1647. Torricelli was educated at the Jesuit College of Faenza, where he showed such great aptitude for the math and sciences. There he met Castelli, the favorite pupi...

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