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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 (age 452), Pisa, Italy
Died: January 8, 1642

Galileo Galilei - Wikipedia


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

Galileo - Astronomer, Scientist - Biography.com


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

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 | 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, ...

The Galileo Project


Hypertext resource on life and work of Galileo Galilei.

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


Dec 12, 2016 ... Galileo is Europe's own global navigation satellite system, providing a highly accurate, guaranteed global positioning service under civilian ...

Solar System Exploration: : Galileo Legacy Site


We are NASA's Planetary Science Division. Our hardworking robots explore the planets and more on the wild frontiers of our solar system.

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 Galilei (1564-1642) -- from Eric Weisstein's World of ...


Italian scientist and philosopher. Galileo was a true Renaissance man, excelling at many different endeavors, including lute playing and painting. He attended ...