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  • Galileo Galilei: The Life And Life Of Galileo Galilei

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    When Galileo Galilei was younger many interesting things happened . Galileo galilei was born in Pisa,Italy ; to Vincenzo Galilei and Giulia Ammannati . As a child Galileo was the eldest of six children yet only four of the names are known because the other 2 children did not survive infancy . Michelangelo was the youngest of the six children. Galileo's full name was Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti da' Galilei. At the age of 8, his family moved to Florence, but he was sent to live with Jacopo Borghini

  • Galileo Galilei

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    Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa Tuscany on February 15th 1564, the oldest son of Vincenzo Galilei. His family moved to Florence in the early 1570s. After few years, he went to the University of Pisa. As he studied, he became famous with mathematics. He was always determined to do his best. He had passion for finding and figuring out problems. Also, he liked to observe what he saw with his own eyes such as nature, and universe. He decided to choose the path with mathematical subjects and philosophy

  • Galileo Galilei

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    Galileo Galilei Galileo was born in Pisa along the Via del Cuore in 1564 to Vincenzo Galileo, a man known for his study of music, and Giuli Ammananti. When Galileo was ten he moved to Florance.1 At eleven young Galileo was sent to Vallombrosa for school. At fifteen Galileo decided to be a monk, but because of his father gave up his ambition. In the late summer of 1581 Galileo entered the University of Pisa and embarked on a course of study in medicine. Studying the Aristotelian system, which states

  • Galileo Galilei

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    Galileo Galilei On 15 Feb., 1564, in Pisa, Galileo was brought into this world. Little did his parents know he would change how people look at the world. His father, Vincenzo Galilei, studied music and carried out experiments to help him pay for his musical instruments. His mother, Giulia Ammannati, was a good housewife and stayed at home, taking care of the kids. As a child, Galileo was interested in the experiments his father conducted, and often helped him with the experiments. Besides

  • Galileo Galilei

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    Galileo Galilei is a famous inventor, Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher. As a mathematician he said, " Mathematics is the language in which God had written the universe." (Quotationspage.com). Galileo was a known mathematician. All his accomplishments had to start somewhere. He was born in Pisa, Italy and was the first of the six brother and sisters. Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de' Galilei is his full name. Galileo invented many inventions such as the first tank, a helicopter

  • Galileo Galilei

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    Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei was born in the City of Pisa on February 15, 1564. Sir Galileo is the oldest out of his seven siblings (Hightower 10-11). The father of his, is a musician and a wool trader ("Galileo Galilei" par 1-3). As a boy he enjoyed music and painting. He was very intelligent for this age and he constructed mechanical toys for his own merriment (Hightower 10-11). His studies started at a Jesuit Monastery about at age eleven. By the time of age seven-teen he told his father that

  • Galileo Galilei

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    themselves. Galileo, one of the most renowned scientists in history, did not start out asking these questions. He started out asking questions like, “Why must doctors know everything?” This is because way back in the days - before he was anyone even vaguely important, he was studying to become a doctor. Though, considering his potential, it would not have been a total loss for the scientific community if he had become Doctor Galileo. The truth of the matter is that Galileo Galilei was one of the

  • Galileo Galilei

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    Throughout history, many people have had good impacts on the lives of others around them. Few men, though, can say that they’ve greatly impacted the entire world in a positive manner. Galileo Galilei is one of these men. Not only did he challenge the ideologies that people had just blindly accepted for years at the time, but he can be seen as one of the (if not the) most central figures of the 17th century scientific revolution. This period contained a number of shocking developments that conflicted

  • Galileo Galilei

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    Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa, Italy on February 15, 1564 and was named after his ancestor Galileo Bonaiuti who was a physician, professor, and politician. His parents were Giulia Ammannati and Vincenzo Galilei, a famous lutenist, composer, and music theorist. He was the first born of six children of which three of his five siblings survived infancy. He started his education at the young age of 8 at the Camaldolese Monastery at Vallombrosa, which brought a close connection to the Christian religion

  • Galileo Galilei

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    An Italian physicist and astronomer named Galileo Galilei founded modern science. He studied and researched many areas of what is now called physical science. Among other innovations, one of his more famous discoveries was changing the worldview of how the sun revolved around the earth. Galileo found through his research that the earth revolved around the sun, disputing the belief held by The Roman Catholic Church that the earth was the center of the universe. He refused to obey orders from Rome

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