Galileo The Great

The life and discoveries of Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei

Galileo was a famous Italian astronomer born in 1564.He was one of six children and his father sent him to study medicine in the University of Pita but he studied philosophy and mathematics instead. He had miraculous discoveries and even challenged the authorities to prove his scientific With previous knowledge of the Heliocentric model first introduced by Copernicus, he innovated his studies in order to scientifically prove it was true. Some of Galileo's major discoveries was the rings of Saturn and also the mountainous terrain of the Moon.

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