Galileo Galilei is credited with discovering four of Jupiter's moons. He made this and many other discoveries in 1610 after building his first...
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...
February 15, 1564,
January 8, 1642
Galileo Galilei (Italian pronunciation: [ɡaliˈlɛːo ɡaliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564 –
8 January 1642), was an Italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher,...
Galileo - Mini Biography (TV-PG; 2:51) Italian scientist and scholar Galileo's
pioneering observations laid the foundation for modern physics and astronomy.
However, he said, the interpreters of the Bible could make mistakes, and it was a mistake to assume that the Bible had to be taken literally.
With his telescope he watched the movements of Jupiter's moons, wrote them up as a list, and then came up with a way to use the... More »
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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
Galileo Galilei. February 15, 1564 - January 8, 1642. Galileo Galilei was a Italian
physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role ...
May 8, 2012 ... Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei made a number of inventions and discoveries
that remain important to astronomy and science in general ...
Mar 4, 2005 ... Galileo Galilei (1564–1642) has always played a key role in any history of
science and, in many histories of philosophy, he is a, if not the, ...