Biography Of Galileo Galilei

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Galileo Galilei, was an Italian physicist, who played a major role in the scientific revolution. He is very famous and is mostly known for Galileo. Most people know him for improving the telescope and creating it into a better version. Surprisingly, this is not the only discovery Galilei is famous for. So what is it, what else was he so famous for? He is known as the father of the scientific revolution for multiple reasons. Galileo Galilei was born on February 15, 1564 and died January 8, 1642. Luckily, he was the oldest child of six children. When he was hardly eight years old, Galilei and his family moved to Florence. After a short period of time, the family decided to leave Galilei with Jacopo Borghini (his tutor) for two years. Later, Galilei's father, who was a lutenist, pushed him to get a degree in Medicine. He always promised him a good future with a medical degree. Following his father's advice, he studied Medicine at the University of Pisa. One day, he swung a chandelier in large and small arcs and noticed both of them took the same amount of time to stop. This incident amazed him so much, that it caused him to switch his major from Medicine to Math. Because of financial problems, Galilei left the University with the mindset on creating a thermoscope. Next, he published “The little Balance” which was about hydrostatic balance. This book finally brought Galilei recognition. For support, he got a job as an instructor and started teaching perspective. Due to his great improvement and works, Galilei got promoted to the chair of mathematics at his University. The mathematician was never married throughout his whole life. However, he did have a relationship with a woman named Marina Gamba, whom he met on one of his trips to V... ... middle of paper ... ...t light throughout a whole house or building. Not only did he discover that but also discovered a pocket comb that worked as a pocket comb and an eating utensil at the same time. The italian scientist, opened the eyes of the world to a new way of astronomy. He is the reason every scientist was able to make any kind of discoveries in astronomy. Not only did he contribute to astronomy, but also to mathematics, psychology, cosmology, and physics. Galilei was a very smart man and made most of his discoveries and inventions by himself with no help by anyone and no construction books. One of his famous quotes is “All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them”. Even when other scientists have already discovered an invention and stated their theory, Galilei never hesitated to double check and prove their invention and theories.

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