Galileo was a great scientist back in Pisa, Italy. His full name was Galileo Galilei. He was born in Pisa, Italy February 15 1564.
As a kid Galileo lived with his mom and dad. His mom's name was Gavial Ammannit. His dad's name was Vincenzo Galileo. In the early 1570 he and his family moved to Florence.
Before he was a scientist, he went to medical school. But he didn't like medical school, he liked science. He invented a telescope so he could look at the sky. on January 7, 1610 he discovered the 4 satellites of Jupiter.
In conclusion Albert Einstein call him the father of science because there were lots of things he did. When he made the telescope, faraway thing look closer.