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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 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 - Astronomer, Scientist - Biography.com


Dec 2, 2015 ... Galileo - Mini Biography (TV-PG; 2:51) Italian scientist and scholar Galileo's pioneering observations laid the foundation for modern physics ...

Galileo biography


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 ...

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


An extensive resource on the life, the times, and the work of Galileo Galilei.

Galileo Galilei - Crystalinks


Galileo Galilei. February 15, 1564 - January 8, 1642. Galileo Galilei was a Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role ...

Galileo Galilei - StarChild - NASA


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  ...

Galileo Galilei: Biography, Inventions & Other Facts - Space.com


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