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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

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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 ...

Galileo Galilei - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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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.

Galileo - Astronomer, Scientist - Biography.com

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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

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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 ...

Galileo | Biography, Discoveries, & Facts | Britannica.com

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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

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

Galileo Galilei - Crystalinks

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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

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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: Biography, Inventions & Other Facts - Space.com

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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 ...