Galileo Galilei was an Italian genius that is famous for many things, most notably for his contributions to astronomy. He is responsible for discovering Jupiter's four moons, advancing telescope technology and declaring ... More »

Galileo Galilei was an astronomer who made a number of vital contributions to scientific advancement during his lifetime, but he is most famous for his advocacy of the heliocentric model of the solar system. The Catholic... More »

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Galileo is famous for many things but is probably best known for discovering Jupiter's four moons. The moons around Jupiter are called "Gallilean moons." More »

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Galileo Galilei was a scientist who made many discoveries in astronomy and physics, such as four of the moons of Jupiter, the phases of Venus, Saturn's rings and that an object accelerates at a constant rate. Although Ga... More »

Galileo Galilei was an astronomer who made a number of vital contributions to scientific advancement during his lifetime, but he is most famous for his advocacy of the heliocentric model of the solar system. The Catholic... More »

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Galileo Galilei had five siblings. He was the first of six children born to Vincenzo Galilei, a musician, and Giulia Ammannati. Galileo was born on Feb. 15, 1564, in Pisa, Italy. More »

Galileo is famous for many things but is probably best known for discovering Jupiter's four moons. The moons around Jupiter are called "Gallilean moons." More »

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