Galileo Galilei

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Galileo Galilei

"Father of Modern Science""Father of Modern Physics"Invented and improved the refracting telescopeHe published 8 writing worksHe invented to pendulum clock, Jupiter's moons, compasses, the thermometer, and that the earth orbits the sun.

Galileo Galilei

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Born: Febuary 15, 1564 in Pisa, ItalyDied: January 8,1642 in Arcetri, Italy

Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomy, philosopher, and inventorProfessor at of astronomy at University of Pisa

Galileo's father forced him to enroll to study medicine at the University of Pisa but never finished, instead choosing to study mathematics.

He was put under house because the Pope became mad at him for suspicion of "vehement suspicion of heresy", but is instead convicted of holding and teaching the Copernican belief


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