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Galileo Galilei - Wikipedia


Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician who 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 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 biography - University of St Andrews


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 - 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's Discoveries - 400th anniversary - Stanford Solar Center


Who was Galileo? Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was a Tuscan (Italian) astronomer, physicist, mathematician, inventor, and philosopher. He was born in Pisa, and ...

Who Was Galileo Galilei? - Universe Today


Jul 5, 2016 ... When it comes to scientists who revolutionized the way we think of the universe, few names stand out like Galileo Galilei. A noted inventor ...

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