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Galileo Galilei

Summary: Galileo Galilei was an Italian genius of the scientific world. Educated as a mathematician, Galileo applied his knowledge to a broad spectrum of scientific theories. He is also responsible for many discoveries and inventions that still influence our lives today. Galileo earned his living as a teacher in various universities including the University of Pisa and the University of Padau. Many recognized Galileo for his perfection of the telescope and his study of the stars that helped to form an opinion on the Earth's position in the solar system. The Roman Catholic Church tried to use the Inquisition to stop Galileo from teaching his theories, but Galileo's rebellious nature proved too much to control.
Galileo Galilei is the world's first modern scientist. Galileo has shaped and molded the way we look at the universe as a whole and he has changed the way we live our everyday lives.

Galileo Galilei's parents were Vincenzo Galilei and Giulia Ammannati. Vincenzo was born in Florence, Italy in 1520 (Galileo Galilei 1). He was a teacher of music and a talented lute player (Galileo Galilei 1). Vincenzo studied music at the University Of Venice and carried out experiments with strings to support his sound theories (Galileo Galilei 1). Giulia Ammannati was born in Pescia and got married to Vincenzo in 1562 (Galileo Galilei 1).

Galileo was born on February 15, 1564 in Pisa, Italy (Galileo's Battle 1). He is the first of six children, though some people believe there were seven (Galileo Project 1). Galileo was only eight years old when his family moved to Florence, Italy (Galileo Galilei 1). He lived with Muzio Tedaldi, a relative...

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