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Galileo Galilei


Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician who played a major role in the scientific revolution of the ...

Galileo - Astronomer, Scientist - Biography.com


The forefather of what we know today about motion, mass and astronomy, Galileo also dealt with accusations of heresy. Learn more at Biography.com.

The Galileo Project


Hypertext resource on life and work of Galileo Galilei.

Galileo Galilei - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Galileo Galilei, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

Galileo - JPL - NASA


What is Galileo? / Galileo / Navigation / Our Activities / ESA


Dec 18, 2015 ... Galileo is Europe's own global navigation satellite system, providing a highly accurate, guaranteed global positioning service under civilian ...

NOVA - Official Website | Galileo's Battle for the Heavens - PBS


Witness Galileo's famous struggle to persuade church authorities of the truth behind his discoveries about the cosmos.

Galileo | Biography, Discoveries, & Facts | Britannica.com


Mar 31, 2016 ... Galileo, in full Galileo Galilei (born February 15, 1564, Pisa [Italy]—died January 8, 1642, Arcetri, near Florence) Italian natural philosopher, ...

Galileo: The Telescope & The Laws of Dynamics - Utk


Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was a pivotal figure in the development of modern astronomy, both because of his contributions directly to astronomy, and because  ...

The Trial of Galileo: An Account


A detailed commentary on the events leading up to and including the 1633 trial of Galileo Galilei for his support of Copernican theory.

Galileo Galilei
Galileo was an Italian scientist whose work in the 17th century helped unlock many secrets of astronomy and natural motion. Galileo's achievements include: building the first high-powered astronomical telescope; inventing a horse-powered pump to rais... More »
Born: February 15, 1564, Pisa, Italy
Died: January 8, 1642