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date: 20 July 2019

Galileo 

Source:
A Dictionary of Scientists
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 Market House Books Market House Books

(1564–1642) Italian astronomer and physicistGalileo, whose full name was Galileo Galilei, made major contributions to most branches of physics (especially mechanics), invented and so deployed the telescope to change our view of the nature of the universe completely, and became engaged in a highly dramatic confrontation with the Church.... ...

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