Galileo Galilei is best known for his many groundbreaking discoveries in the fields of astronomy, mathematics, physics and philosophy, and has been called the Father of Modern Science.
He was among the first to use a refracting telescope to observe the stars, and among the first to use a microscope to observe biological structures.
Galileo has been called the "father of observational astronomy", the "father of ...
have contributed to Galileo's early fire to develop inventions that would bring him
Jun 28, 2015 ... Galileo is considered one of the greatest astronomers of all time. ... However,
there is apparent evidence connecting Galileo's invention to ...
May 8, 2012 ... Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei made a number of inventions and discoveries
that remain important to astronomy and science in general ...
On August 25, 1609, Galileo
Galilei took a Dutch invention
- the telescope - and improved upon it, creating a device that used the power of optics (a science involved much guesswork, since the details of optics were developed years later by Sir Isaac Newton ) to view ve... More »
Jan 8, 2015 ... The thermoscope: One of Galileo Galilei's most noteworthy inventions made
around 1593, was the thermoscope, an earlier version of the ...
List of Galileo's Inventions. The Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and
inventor Galileo Galilei lived from 1564 to 1642. Galileo was a tireless ...
Galileo invented many mechanical devices other than the pump, such as the
hydrostatic balance. But perhaps his most famous invention was the telescope.
Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa, Italy, on the 15th of February 1564, he died on
the 8th ... Among his inventions were telescopes, a compass and a thermometer.
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642). dek Hulton Archive / Getty Images. He came up with
the first thermometer and a pendulum clock and improved on the telescope, ...