Galileo Galilei

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Galileo Galilei

Biography

Galileo Galilie was born on February 15, 1564 in Pisa, Italy. Galilie was one of six children of Vizcenzo Galilei a musician and scholar.Later in life Galilei went to the University of Pisa to learn about medicine , but later turned to mathematics instead.By knowing mathematics he started to do science and began to experiment on dead bodies that had made his most significant to physics.On Januray 8, 1642 is when Galilei died due to sickness , but he died where he was born.

Accomplishments

1581-Went to the Unversity of Pisa to study medicine.1583-Made his first discovery the pendulums.1609- Built his first telescope.

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One of the things Galilei accomplished was that he was one of the first people to build a telescope and discovered the " Four Stars".When Galilei made these new discoveries his was celebrity in Pisa and was called. " The Starry Messenger".One of his first discoveries was the pendulums.

Lasting Impact

Even though Galilei his dead we still use his inventions to this day. Like the thermometer and the telescope.

Citations

Galileo Galilei

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"Facts which at first seem improbable will even on scant explanation drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simply beauty".

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