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By: Andrew Darst, Bobby Kohman, Jaxen Zellmer and Ben Holbert
hour 7 (1 / 3 / 14)
Birth : Galileo Galilei was born in Italy, the 15th of February of 1564)
Education The University of Pisa (1581–1585) , where he did not graduate with a medical degree.
Death: the 8th of january, 1642.
Interesting facts: 100 years after he died, while he was being moved to a different burial site, Someone snapped off one of his fingers which is presently held at the museum of history of science in Florence.
350 years after Galileo’s death, the Vatican formally cleared him of all wrongdoing.
Galileo is credited with: the invention of the thermometer, the hydrostatic balance, discovering sunspots, and was also re -edited with the telescope, for a short time, although he did not invent it.
When alive, he was not awarded but persecuted by the church due to his discoveries.
Impact on us
He created first compass and telescope.
Childhood/formative years: He was the first child of six.
Places of work: University of Padua(1592-1610), teaching geometry.
“The little balance” described Archimedes' method of finding the specific pull of gravity on different materials using a balance scale.
He also discovered that the earth is not the center of the universe.
Impact on his time
The military was able to use the telescope which
was more effective than the spyglass.
" We cannot teach people
everything; we can only help
them discover it within themselves"
"All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them"
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GALILEO YOUTUBE VIDEO
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2vqz4wYAaU- the youtube video