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Galileo Galilei

(1564—1642) Italian astronomer and physicist

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Galileo Galilei

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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Astronomer and scientific writer, who was professor of mathematics in Pisa (1589–92) and Padua

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World Encyclopedia

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Italian physicist and astronomer. According to legend, Galileo observed that a hanging lamp in Pisa Cathedral took the same time ...

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A Dictionary of Weather (2 ed.)

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(b. Pisa, 15 February 1564; d. Arcetri, Italy, 8 January 1642) ...

Italian astronomer and natural philosopher

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Galileo was an astronomer and physicist whose influence on the development of scientific and philosophical thought can

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The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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Italian physicist, astronomer, and inventor, born at Pisa. He preferred to be known by his first name, ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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(1564–1642), ... Usually known simply by his given name, Italian mathematician and natural philosopher and astronomer. He was born in Pisa into a family that had been established ... More
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A Dictionary of Scientists

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(1564–1642) Italian astronomer and physicist ... Galileo, whose full name was Galileo Galilei, made major contributions to most branches of physics (especially mechanics), ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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(1564–1642), ... Italian astronomer and physicist, one of the founders of modern science. He discovered the constancy of a pendulum's swing, formulated the law of uniform ... More

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