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Galileo Galilei

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Transcript of Galileo Galilei

When He was Born and Died
He was born was on February 15, 1564 Pisa, Italy.
He died on January 8, 1642 Arcetri, Italy
Galileo was educated at The University Of Pisa in Italy
What He Invented
Galileo invented many mechanical devices other than the pump, such as the hydrostatic balance. But perhaps his most famous invention was the telescope. Galileo made his first telescope in 1609, modeled after telescopes produced in other parts of Europe that could magnify objects three times.
Where I found my Sources
http://www.biography.com/people/galileo-9305220

http://www.history.com/topics/galileo-galilei

http://www.famousscientists.org/galileo-galilei/
Galileo Galilei
By:Ryan
Where he was educated at?
Early Life
In 1583, Galileo entered the University of Pisa to study medicine. Armed with high intelligence and talent, he soon became fascinated with many subjects, particularly mathematics and physics. While at Pisa, Galileo was exposed to the Aristotelian view of the world, then the leading scientific authority and the only one sanctioned by the Roman Catholic Church. At first, Galileo supported this view, like any other intellectual of his time, and was on track to be a university professor. However, due to financial difficulties, Galileo left the university in 1585 before earning his degree.

Contributions
He was the one who discovered that Jupiter had four moons (Fun Fact:They were named after him)He made a telescope to find out that earth wasn't the center of the world.And he made two books while in house arrest.
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