Galileo Galilei Research Paper

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Galileo Galilei from when he came into this world to the day he died was an incredible inventor. He helped make some of the most important discoveries to mankind and also helped develop some of the greatest inventions mankind has ever known. No matter what his situations were Galileo seemed to challenge himself enough to overcome those challenges. Luckily for him he had the motivation to power through and find the solutions no one else was willing to find. These are the reasons why Galileo Galilei was one of the most important people in the history of the world.
Galileo Galilei was born on February 15, 1564 in Pisa, Italy. Galileo and his family were of nobility, but were not gifted with money holdings. He began his formal education at Camaldolese …show more content…

The fact that no matter what intensity of the chandelier was swinging it matched his heart rate beat for beat intrigued him. This is what started Galileo’s mind to think about mathematics and to further onto physics, calculus, and other forms of highly advanced mathematics, “http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/Galileo.html”. Amongst the things he learned he also invented many a great inventions. He invented the hydrostatic balance. This device was just to measure very small things that a normal balance that he had at the time could not accurately measure. In that same year Galileo developed the Universal law of acceleration. Which states that no matter how different two like objects are they fall at the same rate as each other, “http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/Galileo.html”. He would also end up agreeing with the theory that Copernicus had developed which said that all planets that man had discovered revolved around the sun not that everything revolved around the earth. This was not a widely accepted opinion since almost everyone agreed with the Catholic Church who agreed with Aristotle’s theory that the Sun, moon, and the other planets revolved around the earth, …show more content…

Being himself and wanting to know exactly what was out in the world decided to point one of his telescopes of his own design into to the night sky to try and see what he could find. During his experiments he would publish the starry messenger, a small booklet filled with his findings. Inside the booklet he would state that the moon contrary to belief at the time not flat and smooth it was actually round and had mountainous areas. He also found that the other planets that he could see were also not flat, but round and that it revolved around the sun,”

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