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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 453), Pisa, Italy
Died: January 8, 1642

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

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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.

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Synopsis. Born on February 15, 1564, in Pisa, Italy, Galileo Galilei was a mathematics professor who made pioneering observations of nature with long- lasting ...

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Galileo Galilei was an Italian physicist and astronomer. He was born in Pisa on February 15, 1564. Galileo's father, Vincenzo Galilei, was a well-known musician  ...

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

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May 8, 2012 ... Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei made a number of inventions and discoveries that remain important to astronomy and science in general ...

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The Galileo Project is a source of information on the life and work of Galileo Galilei (1564-1642). Our aim is to provide hypertextual information about Galileo and ...

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Discover facts about the life of Galileo Galilei - the Italian astronomer, from his experiments and inventions to his death.

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Galileo Galilei's parents were Vincenzo Galilei and Guilia Ammannati. Vincenzo, who was born in Florence in 1520, was a teacher of music and a fine lute ...