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Unformatted text preview: Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) “Here, a simple tube and two lenses had made a rod for beating the Aristotelian” Ronan Life - Childhood ➞ Born in Pisa, Italy, Feb. 15, 1564 ➞ Father- Vincenzo Galilei ➞ Musician and Mathematician ➞ Formal Education ➞ Monastery Santa Maria di Vallombrosa ➞ Interests ➞ Music, mathematics, physics, philosophy ➞ Medical ➞ University of Pisa (1581) Life - Adulthood ➞ 1585 - Florence without a degree ➞ Math Professor ➞ University of Pisa (25 years old) ➞ University of Padua ➞ 1604 - Studied Astronomy ➞ Celestial observations ➞ 1609(33) - Galileo’s trial ➞ 1642 - Galileo’s death Accomplishments in Terrestial Physics ➞ Founder of Modern Experimental Science ➞ Mechanical ➞ Isochronous motion of pendulum ➞ Pendulum Clock ➞ Military Compass ➞ Parabolic motion of a projectile ➞ Strength of materials ➞ Inertia ➞ Laid Foundation for Newton’s Law of Motion ➞ Law of Falling Bodies ➞ Dynamics ➞ Studied the phenomenon of heat ➞ Thermometer Accomplishments in Terrestial Physics ➞...
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