Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei Life

Galileo Galilei Life

1. Dates Dates Certain Lifespan: 78 2. Father Occupation: Musician, Merchant Vincenzio Galilei was descended from a Florentine patrician family. He himself was a distinguished musician. He was not an economic success. He died leaving his oldest son (Galileo) with heavy financial responsibilities but no assets. Financial stringency forced the father into commerce and made him…

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Achievements of Galileo Galilei

Achievements of Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei was a Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations, and support for Copernicanism. Galileo has been called the father of modern observational astronomy , the father of modern…

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