Galileo Galilei.


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Early Years. Conceived 15 Feb. 1564 in PisaEducated in Camaldolese MonasteryFather needed him to be a therapeutic doctorInterested in arithmetic. Revelations. Watched swinging lights in Cathedral of Pisa and observed period to be autonomous of the adequacy
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Galileo Galilei

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Early Years Born 15 Feb. 1564 in Pisa Educated in Camaldolese Monastery Father needed him to be a therapeutic specialist Interested in arithmetic

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Discoveries Observed swinging lights in Cathedral of Pisa and observed period to be autonomous of the abundancy – thought for a pendulum clock Used slanted planes to demonstrate that bodies don\'t fall with speeds proportionate to their weight yet proportionate to time. Discredited Aristotle\'s perspective when he watched a supernova and demonstrated that the new star couldn\'t be near the earth by parallax contentions Found that shots take after an illustrative way

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Galileo\'s Telescope Improved Dutch spyglass to accomplish 8-9X amplification Observed mountains on the moon, the Milky Way made out of small stars, and sunspots Accurately measured the period for four of Jupiter\'s moons Saw that Venus indicated stages like the moon did and should in this way circle the Sun as opposed to the Earth

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Copernican Theory I hold that the Sun is situated at the focal point of the upheavals of the superb spheres and does not change place, and that the Earth turns on itself and moves around it. Besides ... I affirm this perspective not just by disproving Ptolemy \'s and Aristotle \'s contentions, additionally by creating numerous for the opposite side, particularly some relating to physical impacts whose causes maybe can\'t be resolved in whatever other way, and other galactic revelations; these disclosures unmistakably rebut the Ptolemaic framework, and they concur outstandingly with this other position and affirm it. In February 1632 Galileo distributed Dialog Concerning the Two Chief Systems of the World - Ptolemaic and Copernican . - Conclusion was correct, however the verification wasn\'t right

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Catholic Church Galileo discovered blameworthy of breaking the Inquisition of 1616 and sentenced to deep rooted detainment Allowed house capture as opposed to detainment On 31 October 1992 Pope John Paul II talked in the interest of the Catholic Church conceding the religious counsels had made blunders, yet did not concede that the Church wasn\'t right to convict Galileo on a charge of apostasy since they were acting as per the best of their insight

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Interesting Facts In 1588 Galileo was welcome to give an address on the measurements and area of hellfire in Dante\'s Inferno He portrayed his 18 years as educator of arithmetic at the Univ. of Padua as the most joyful years throughout his life

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Cool Quotes [The universe] can\'t be perused until we have learnt the dialect and get comfortable with the characters in which it is composed. It is composed in numerical dialect, and the letters are triangles, circles and other geometrical figures, without which implies it is humanly difficult to fathom a solitary word. Opere Il Saggiatore p. 171. I don\'t feel obliged to trust that the same God who enriched us with sense, reason, and acumen proposed us to swear off their utilization. Cited in Des MacHale, Wisdom (London, 2002). I have never met a man so uninformed that I couldn\'t take in something from him. All truths are straightforward once they are found; the fact of the matter is to find them.

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Sources http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Mathematicians/Galileo.html School of Mathematics and Statistics University of St. Andrews, Scotland http://galileo.rice.edu/index.html The Galileo Project. http://education.yahoo.com/reference/reference book/entry?id=18251 Yahoo Encyclopedia

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