Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei (Pisa, 15 Februar 1564Arcetri, 8 Januar 1642) wis a Tuscan astronomer, philosopher, an physicist that is closely associate wi the scienteefic revolution. He haed a haund in the betterment o the prospect, sindry astronomical observations, the first law o motion, an in supportin Copernicanism effectively. He haes been cried the "faither o modren astronomie," the "faither o modren physics," an the "faither of science". His experimental wark is aften conseedered complementary tae the scrievins o Francis Bacon in stablishin the modren scienteefic method. Galileo's life coincided wi that o Johannes Kepler. The wark o Galileo is conseidert tae be a signeificant brak fae that o Aristotle. Forby, his conflict wi the Roman Catholic Kirk is taen as a great aerly exemplar o the conflict o authority an freedom o thocht, in parteecular wi science, in Wastren society.

Galileo Galilei
Portrait bi Giusto Sustermans
Born15 Februar 1564(1564-02-15)
Pisa, Duchy o Florence, Italy
Dee'd8 Januar 1642(1642-01-08) (aged 77)
Arcetri, Grand Duchy o Tuscany, Italy
ResidenceGrand Duchy o Tuscany, Italy
Alma materVarsity o Pisa (na degree)
Kent forKinematics
Telescopic observational astronomy
Scientific career
FieldsAstronomy, pheesics, ingineerin, naitural filosofie, mathematics
InstitutionsVarsity o Pisa
Varsity o Padua
PatronsCardinal del Monte
Fra Paolo Sarpi
Prince Federico Cesi
Cosimo II de Medici
Ferdinando II de Medici
Maffeo Barberini
Academic advisorsOstilio Ricci[1]
Notable studentsBenedetto Castelli
Mario Guiducci
Vincenzo Viviani[2]
His faither wis the muisicker Vincenzo Galilei. Galileo Galilei's mistress Marina Gamba (1570 – 21 August 1612?) gied him twa dauchters, (Maria Celeste (Virginia, 1600–1634) an Livia (1601–1659), that baith o thaim becam nuns), an a son, Vincenzo (1606–1649), a lutenist.

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  1. F. Vinci, Ostilio Ricci da Fermo, Maestro di Galileo Galilei, Fermo, 1929.
  2. "The Mathematics Genealogy Project - Galileo Galilei".

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