In this context, in july 1609, galileo galilei became aware of a dutch telescope he was convinced that the invention would be very useful to search the celestial bodies of outer space. Galileo galilei was born on february 15, 1564, in pisa in the duchy of florence, italy childhood and education galileo was the first of six children born to vincenzo galilei, a well-known. Twentieth-century plays have been written on galileo's life, including life of galileo (1943) by the german playwright bertolt brecht, with a film adaptation (1975) of it, and lamp at midnight (1947) by barrie stavis, as well as the 2008 play galileo galilei.
Galileo's most important scientific contributions were in the field of physics astronomy: a new model of the universe in 1609, galileo galilei invented the telescope galileo proposed the theory of inertia, according to which an object moves or rests until something outside of it changes its motion. Galileo galilei was the most well known and successful scientist of the scientific revolution, save isaac newton in 1604, by observing the appearance of a new luminous body in the remote region of space for which no motion of the stars could be detected, he demonstrated that the remote and, according to aristotelian cosmology, static region of. Galileo galilei (15 february 1564 – 8 january 1642) was an italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the scientific revolution his achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations, and support for copernicanism.
Galileo, in full galileo galilei, (born february 15, 1564, pisa [italy]—died january 8, 1642, arcetri, near florence), italian natural philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician who made fundamental contributions to the sciences of motion, astronomy, and strength of materials and to the development of the scientific method. Galileo galilei (1564 – 1642) was an italian astronomer and scientist who launched the scientific revolution and is widely considered the father of modern science he was a prolific inventor who is credited with several inventions including a hydrostatic balance , a military compass and a forerunner of the modern thermometer. Known as the father of science, his contributions included confirming the phases of venus, discovering four of jupiter's moons, and inventing the thermoscope, the precursor to the thermometer a major figure in the scientific revolution, his advocacy of the theory of heliocentricism, which. Italian astronomer galileo galilei provided a number of scientific insights that laid the foundation for future scientists his investigation of the laws of motion and improvements on the.
Galileo galilei, born febuary 15th 1564 and died january 8th 1642, was a major contrubitor to science during the scientific revolution as a physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher, his contributions include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations and support for heliocentrism. Galileo galilei 15 february 1564 – 8 january 1642 was an italian astronomer, physicist, engineer, philosopher, and mathematician who played a major role in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. Galileo's contributions played a major role in the scientific revolution he informally described the principles later contained in newton's first two laws of motion, and combined scientific experimentation with mathematics.
Published: mon, 5 dec 2016 galileo’s early life and career galileo was born in pisa, italy he was the oldest son of vincenzo galilei, a musician who made important contributions to the theory and practice of music. Galileo galilei considered the father of modern science, galileo galilei (1564-1642) made major contributions to the fields of physics, astronomy, cosmology, mathematics and philosophy. Galileo galilei was the first of the six children born to vincenzo galilei and giulia ammannati his father was a lutenist, composer, and music theorist by profession ever since an early age, young galileo learned the technicalities involved in lute and became an accomplished lutenist.
Transcript of world history - the scientific revolution sir isaac newton & the scientific revolution the science law of gravity galileo galilei supported copernicus's theories major contributor to astronomy. Italian scientist galileo galilei made major contributions to math, physics and astronomy during the scientific revolution of the 16th and 17th century the so-called father of modern science, his work on proving the heliocentric model of the galaxy brought him into conflict with the catholic church. Galileo galilei (15 february 1564 – 8 january 1642) was an italian physicist, astronomer, and instrument maker galileo was originally going to be a doctor but became a tutor instead  he was a professor of mathematics and natural science in padua and pisa.