Interesting Facts and

Information about Galileo Galilei

Galelio Looking Into Space Image
  • Galileo was born in Pisa, Italy in 1564.
  • He attended college but dropped out because he ran out of money.
  • Galileo later became a professor.
  • The Catholic church did not like Galileo’s findings. They forbid him to write or teach about his work.
  • Galileo did not listen. He was tried and found guilty. He was put under house arrest. He had to stay in his house and could not invite people over. He could not send his writings out.
  • Galileo continued to work and study. He wrote booklets and sent them to France and Holland.

Galileo Vocabulary

  1. Revolve: circle around
  2. Telescope: a device that allows the viewer to see items in the distance clearly
  3. Crater: holes surrounded by hills
  4. Professor: person who teaches at colleges and universities
  5. House arrest: imprisoned within your own home
Galileo Portrait Painting Image - Science for Kids All About Galileo

Learn More All About Galileo Galilei

Watch this video for more all about Galileo:

A short biography video of Galileo Galilei.

Galileo Q&A

Question: Did Galileo have any children?

Answer: Galileo had three children. One of them, a nun, was one of his most devoted friends and supporters when he was imprisoned.

Share this article

Related Posts

About Galileo Galilei
About Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei
Galileo Galilei

Latest Posts
New Astronomy News
New Astronomy…
Caltech researchers have…
Newest discovery in Science
Newest discovery…
Stubby squids, which grow…
Information about Galileo Galilei
Information about…
Galileo was born in Pisa…
Current Space events
Current Space…
Current Events in Earth…
What is the History of Astronomy?
What is the History…
The 2016 summer picnic…
Featured posts
  • About Galileo Galilei
  • Galileo Galilei
  • Achievements of Galileo Galilei
  • Major achievements of Galileo Galilei
  • Galileo Galilei Life
  • Galileo Galilei theories
  • Galileo Galilei telescopes
  • Galileo Earth
  • Galileo work
Copyright © 2018 l All rights reserved.