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  • 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...
  • Galileo's Methods Of Convincing People Darwin
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    Galileo "Whereas Galileo spent his last days under house arrest and was formally condemned by the Church for his scientific views, the elder Darwin was widely respected by the Anglican Church and was buried at the Westminster Abbey, an honor reserved for only the most illustrious personages of Great Britain. The reason for the two scientists' very different fortunes is simple: Galileo couldn't prove the Copernican hypothesis but Darwin was able to demonstrate the truth of his theory of evolution...
  • Galileo's Scientific Revolution Against The Church The
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    Galileo's Scientific Revolution Against the Church The scientific revolution was not only a challenge to a government but was also a challenge to a deeply rooted religion. The Church, having been influenced by Greek philosophers, viewed the world as a creation by God, complete with lawfulness, regularity and beauty. In the seventeenth century Galileo Galilei peered into the heavens with the newly invented telescope that changed humanity's view of itself, nature and God. Galileo discovered the mo...
  • Galileo's Time The Common People
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    Marxism Through Galileo Marxism is a form of communism in which one day the common people, or the proletariats, would overthrow the power of the upper class, or capitalists. Bertolt Brecht, the author of the play Galileo, was a strong believer in this kind of communism. The story of Galileo Galilei, and the time of the inquisition in which Galileo lived, makes it the perfect setting for Brecht to express his communist ideas. Bertolt Brecht's belief in Marxism is prevalent throughout the play Gal...
  • 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...
  • Galileo For His Defense Of Copernicus's Theories
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    THE HERESY OF GALILEO Galileo was condemned by the Inquisition, not for his own brilliant theories, but because he stood up for his belief in Copernicus's theory that the earth was not, as the Church insisted, the center of the universe, but that rather, the universe is heliocentric. Galileo was a man of tremendous intellect and imagination living in a era dominated by the Catholic Church, which attempted to control the people by dictating their own version of "reality". Any person who publicly ...
  • Galileo S Work And Theories
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    Galileo Galilei, an Italian Scientist, was the man who discovered and created many theories that shaped the modern sciences. Galileo was born in Pisa, Italy on February 15, 1564 to Vincenzo Galilei and was the first child in his family. His family was part of the Italian nobility, though they weren+t rich. His father was a merchant and musician, as well as a champion of advanced musical theories of the day. His family moved from Pisa to Florence, Italy in 1574. He started school that year at the...

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