Essays Tagged: "Galileo Galilei"

Galileo Galilei - founder of modern experimental science

Galileo Galilei"founder of modern experimental science"Galileo Galilei was one of the most remarkabl ... markable scientists ever. He discovered many new ideas and theories and introduced them to mankind. Galileo helped society as an Italian astronomer and physicist, but how did he come to be such a grea ... but how did he come to be such a great and well-known scientist? It took hard work and patience....Galileo was born during the renaissance in Pisa, Italy on February 15, 1564. He was raised by his mo ...

(2 pages) 126 0 2.7 Feb/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Galileo Galilei

The Life and Achievements of Galileo GalileiThe paper which I will be writing will discuss the life, discoveries, and the modern ... iting will discuss the life, discoveries, and the modern impact of the scientific accomplishmentsof Galileo Galilei. Born in Pisa, Italy in 1564, Galileo entered Pisa University as a medical student i ... cal student in 1581 and became aprofessor of mathematics at Padua. An astronomer and mathematician, Galileo was, unfortunately for himself, a man aheadof his time. Galileo discovered the law of unifor ...

(8 pages) 298 0 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Measurement of Free-Fall Acceleration

Measurement of Free-Fall AccelerationIntroductionGalileo Galilei (1564-1642), the man first accredited with the correct notion of free-fall with unif ... for all objects in free-fall near the Earth's surface. The purpose of this experiment is to verify Galileo's assertion that acceleration is constant. In addition, the magnitude of acceleration will b ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


Galileo was an Italian physicist and astronomer who initiated the scientificrevolution that flowered ... d the scientificrevolution that flowered in the work of the English physicist Sir Isaac Newton. BornGalileo Galilei, his main contributions were, in astronomy, the use of the telescope inobservation a ... he discovered the laws of fallingbodies and the motions of projectiles. In the history of culture, Galileo stands as a symbolof the battle against authority for freedom of inquiry.Galileo was born ne ...

(4 pages) 174 0 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

"Galileo's Daughter" by Dava Sobel.

Galileo's Battle for the Heavens is primarily a movie showing the science and religion clash of Gali ... Roman Catholic Church of his astonishing discoveries. This drama was based on Dava Sobel's novel, "Galileo's Daughter." Galileo Galilei had discovered that the Earth turned on its axis and that it, a ... he commonsense experience of the Earth, as a solid, unmoving object, which we know today is untrue. Galileo Galilei is the father of modern science; he was one of the ones who set part of the foundati ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Aurora Borealis

thern hemisphere, means the red dawn of the north. The name comes from the famous Italian scientist Galileo Galilei who, among other things, studied the lights around the year 1600. In Rome, were Gali ...

(4 pages) 112 2 2.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Biography on Galileo Galilei

GALILEO GALILEI1564-1642Galileo Galilei was a famous, incredible, and a very smart scientist, he was ... s, incredible, and a very smart scientist, he was born on February 15, 1564 in Pisa, Italy. The day Galileo was born was also the day of Michelangelo's death. Galileo is famous because he was the firs ... ting telescope in astronomy, at eh university of Pisa. He was the first person to discover gravity. Galileo was the first person to see sunspots, the four main satellites of Jupiter, Mountains And cra ...

(2 pages) 121 1 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


s advanced by the scientific method proposed by Sir Frances Bacon and the heliocentric arguments of Galileo Galilei. However, only those who were apart of the literate upper class would have been affe ...

(7 pages) 76 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Galileos life.

Galileo Galilei's parents were Vincenzo Galilei and Guilia Ammannati. Vincenzo, who was born in Flor ... was born in Pescia, married Vincenzo in 1563 and they made their home in the countryside near Pisa. Galileo was their first child and spent his early years with his family in Pisa.In 1572, when Galile ... when Galileo was eight years old, his family returned to Florence, his father's home town. However, Galileo remained in Pisa and lived for two years with Muzio Tedaldi who was related to Galileo's mot ...

(17 pages) 95 0 2.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Galileo:Scientist, Scholar, Rebel. Portrays life for Galileo during the 17th century and the struggles he overcame to prove his theories about the Earth revolving around the Sun.

osopher, Aristotle. The Church had an overwhelming influence on the lives of most Europeans. During Galileo's time one in twelve people living in Rome was either a cleric or a nun.1 The Church forbid ... ated from what was taught in the Bible. To enforce this control, the Church set up the Inquisition. Galileo was targeted by the Inquisition for his observations and experiments. 2 Because his teaching ...

(7 pages) 96 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Science in the Renaissance: my essay talks about the discoveries that da Vinci and Galileo made. I compared and contrasted their discoveries to Aristotlean theory and each other.

es of the Catholic Church, a new era called the Renaissance began.Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) and Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) were very important scientists of the Renaissance. They differed from ea ... ance. They differed from each other because Leonardo studied before the Scientific Revolution while Galileo studied while it was occurring. Their works varied in that Leonardo studied Aristotelian ide ...

(13 pages) 67 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Galileo essay

Galileo Galilei with a ThemeA true Renaissance man, Galileo excelled in many things from philosophy ... hings from philosophy and science, to painting and playing the lute. Born in Pisa in the year 1954, Galileo had a good family. His father Vincenzo was music teacher and a very good lute player. Galile ... His life relates to the theme of our course Individual, Knowledge, and Responsibility in many ways.Galileo was his own individual in many ways. When Galileo's father sent him to enroll in the Univers ...

(6 pages) 88 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Scientific Revolution of 1500's-1600's

in the physical world. Three scientists who contributed to these changed were Nicolaus Copernicus, Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton. These scientist changed some beliefs of which many had been believ ... houghts were believed by some, but denied the majority of the time. His thoughts were carried on to Galileo Galilei. Galileo created an astronomical telescope and viewed the planets as much as anyone ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei was born on February 15, 1564, in Pisa, Italy. Galileo was the first of seven childr ... enzio Galilei, a trader and Giula Ammannati, an upper-class woman who married below her class. When Galileo was a young boy, his father moved the family moved to Florence. Galileo moved into a nearby ... ecause his father disapproved of his son becoming a monk.In November of 1581, Vincenzio Galilei had Galileo enrolled in the University of Pisa School of Medicine because he wanted his son to become a ...

(7 pages) 94 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Research Paper on Scientific Revolution - Include Copernicus, Ptolemy, Kepler, Galileo, and Newton

on who have contributed tremendously. Of these, Nicholas Copernicus, Claudius Ptolemy, Tycho Brahe, Galileo Galilei, Johannes Kepler, and Isaac Newton are quite possibly the most important minds of th ... ition, claiming that the 'Copernican Revolution' virtually began and ended in 1610 with the work of Galileo and Kepler. Historians have consistently disputed the presumed beginning and ending dates of ...

(4 pages) 131 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


la mía penetrarán después en ella hasta alcanzar mayores profundidades.»GALILEO GALILEI (1564−1642)La observación y el estudio de los movimientos ha atra&iacut ... cance de la bala. Sin embargo, elestudio propiamente científico del movimiento se inicia con Galileo Galilei. A él se debe una buena parte delos conceptos que aparecen recogidos en este ...

(34 pages) 20 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Galileo exploring the renaissance world

On the day of February 15, 1564 at Pisa, Italy, Giulia degli Ammannati gave birth to Galileo Galilei, an inventive and heroic first child. His father, Vincenzo Galilei played an importa ... tant part in his son's life, as he revolved medieval polyphony to harmonic modulation. Thus, giving Galileo the chance to be apart of the renaissance world.At the age of 17, Galileo entered the Univer ... on became interested in mathematics and left without a degree in 1585. It is said to be that whilst Galileo was studying the pendulum at the university, he made discoveries about a suspended lamp swin ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Scientific Revolution and the Enlightment

s was wrong, they believed that there would be a question overall on the whole system of human life.Galileo Galilei proved Copernicus' theory by using technology developed by a Dutch lens grinder to a ... ondemned him because his views challenged the Christian teachings. In 1633, the Inquisition brought Galileo to trail; they threatened him with death unless he withdrew his views, he did so but Galileo ...

(5 pages) 100 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei was born at Pisa on the 18th of February in 1564. His father,Vincenzo Galilei, belon ... o a noble family and had gained some distinction as amusician and a mathematician. At an early age, Galileo manifested his ability to learnboth mathematical and mechanical types of things, but his par ... no substantial return, steered him toward some sort ofmedical profession. But this had no effect on Galileo. During his youth he was allowed tofollow the path that he wished to.Although in the popular ...

(4 pages) 44 0 4.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Glorious Revolution

these ideas were considered to be revolutionaries. Three of these revolutionaries are Isaac Newton, Galileo Galilei, and Anton Van Leeuwenhoek. This essay will examine the contribution that these men ... verse, and since Newton is saying that he doesn't people became worried because God might not exist.Galileo Galilei also was a very popular revolutionary too. He was an Italian physicist and astronome ...

(3 pages) 55 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History