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Sunday, June 25th 1600 at 4:30-8:30pm
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A little bit about him
Occupation- Astronomer, Mathematician , Inventor, physicist, writer
- Galileo began his formal education at a school in a nearby monastery of Vallombrosa.
- University of Pisa in 1581= studied medicine and the philosophy of Aristotle
- University of Padua.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa- Proving Aristotle wrong!
When Galileo arrived at the University, some debate had started on one of Aristotle's laws of nature, this is a heavier objects would fall faster than lighter objects. Aristotle's word had been accepted as the truth. Galileo decided to try. He needed to be able to drop the objects from a great height, the perfect building was the Tower of Pisa, witch was 54 meters tall. Galileo climbed up to the top of the building carrying a variety of balls of different sizes and weight, and dumped them off of the top. They all landed at the base of the building at the same time. This proved that Aristotle was wrong.
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