Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and
mathematician ... Galileo also worked in applied science and technology,
inventing an improved military compass and o...
Jun 28, 2015 ... Galileo is considered one of the greatest astronomers of all time. His discovery of
Jupiter's major moons (Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto) ...
Galileo Galilei improved upon the technology of the spyglass, creating a more
powerful version that resulted in the first telescope. He also created the first ...
Jan 8, 2015 ... A look at Galileo Galilei's most notable innovations, discoveries and ... Viviani
later invented a device known as the Galileo thermometer (pictured below), ...
astronomy since they did not conform to the principles of Aristotelian ...
Galileo Galilei did not invent the telescope but was the first to use it systematically
to observe celestial objects and record his discoveries. His book, Sidereus ...
Jul 19, 2009 ... Though Galileo didn't invent the telescope (Dutch opticians did), he improved
upon it. The first telescope used a combination of two lenses ...
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was a Tuscan (Italian) astronomer, physicist,
mathematician, ... But the Church still allowed Galileo to conduct his research, as
long as he did not openly ... He helped to invent a new style of early Baroque
Feb 7, 2013 ... Did this pioneering astronomer invent and use a telescope for the first time?
The telescope went on, regardless of who invented it, to be one of the most
important scientific instruments of ... However, Galileo did not invent the
Galileo Galilei - most people simply call him Galileo - was one of the most ... age
of 22, Galileo published a book about a hydrostatic balance he had invented.