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Transcript of Galileo Galilei
Died: January 8th in 1642 Italian philosopher, physician, astronomer and mathematician •became the first person to look at the Moon through a telescope
•Moon was not smooth
four of the moons circling Jupiter, to study Saturn, to observe the sections of Venus, and to study sunspots on the Sun. •Debate on if heavier objects fall faster than lighter objects.
•Tower of Pisa, its 54 meters tall.
•Climbed to the top carrying balls of different sizes and weights, and let go of them off of the top. Landed at the same time. Needed the money
He invented a military compass thatcould be used to correctly aim cannonballs. •he was called to Rome to answer accusation made against him by the Inquisition (the legal body of the Catholic Church).
In 1616, Galileo was accused of being a heretic
he could no longer publicly express his belief that Earth moved around the Sun.
In 1632, he published a book that stated that the heliocentric theory of Copernicus was correct.
was sentenced under house arrest in 1633, just outside of Florence.
He published a book on force and motion. •Galileo died in Florence in 1642—the year Isaac Newton was born.
•"The Law of Inertia," as the source for his "First Law of Motion." Places Galileo Galilei Lived In/Visited:
University of Padua
•Tuscan City, Pisa
•University of Siena
•University of Bologna
•University of Pisa Bibliography:
•"Galileo Galilei." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 12 Sept. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galileo_Galilei>.
•"Galileo Galilei | Astronomer and Physicist." Lucidcafé Interactive Café and Information Resource. Web. 12 Sept. 2010. <http://www.lucidcafe.com/library/96feb/galileo.html>.
•Bellis, By Mary. "Galileo Galilei - Biography." Inventors. Web. 12 Sept. 2010.
•"SparkNotes: Galileo Galilei: Timeline." SparkNotes: Today's Most Popular Study Guides. Web. 13 Sept. 2010. <http://www.sparknotes.com/biography/galileo/timeline.html>.
"Galileo Galilei." StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers. Web. 15 Sept. 2010. <http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/whos_who_level2/galileo.html>. The links we have with this person are: http://www.inventoland.net/img/blog/GalileoGalilei.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/85/Galileo_by_leoni.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b6/Galileo_Galilei_4.jpg http://www.grifotour.com/obj/image/Galileo_Galilei_3.jpg http://www.holidaycityeurope.com/italyhotels/map.gif THANK YOU FOR WATCHING!!!