Essays Tagged: "Pisa"

Galileo Galilei

fe, 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 in 1581 and became aprofes ... mmunity and he is remembered as a great scientist and innovator.Galileo Galilei was born in 1564 in Pisa, Italy (then a part of the Duchy of Tuscany), to Vincenzo Galilei, a musician, andGiulia Ammann ...

(8 pages) 298 0 4.7 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

This is a essay/oral presentation on Gallileo Gallile

RE Speech ReduxWhere did Gallileo Live?- Galileo was born in Pisa in the 16th centuary, then in the 1570's he moved to Florence.- He was the first of 6 children ...

(2 pages) 50 1 2.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Galileo

ileo stands as a symbolof the battle against authority for freedom of inquiry.Galileo was born near Pisa, on February 15, 1564. His father, Vincenzo Galilei,played an important role in the musical rev ... to harmonicmodulation. Galileo was taught by monks at Vallombrosa and then entered the Universityof Pisa in 1581 to study medicine. He soon turned to philosophy and mathematics,leaving the university ...

(4 pages) 174 0 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Biography on Galileo Galilei

o Galilei was a famous, 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 be ... ous because he was the first person to use a refracting 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 ...

(2 pages) 121 1 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

GALILEO AND ARISTOTLE'S IDEA

e way people thought for thousands of years to come.Galileo was a scientist who was born on 1564 in Pisa. He was the son of a nobleman from the city of Florence. Galileo had been accepted as a medical ... adua located in nothern Italy. When he was 26 years old, he was appinted professorof mathematics at Pisa. Moreover, after his appiontment, he began to challenge the classical ideas of Aristotle. Galil ...

(2 pages) 103 5 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Description of Pisa, Italy.

The town of Pisa is located in the Tuskany region on the western coast of Italy. From the 11th to the 13th centu ... is located in the Tuskany region on the western coast of Italy. From the 11th to the 13th centuries Pisa was the commercial empire of southern Italy, expanding Italy's power over the islands of Corsic ... , and Sardinia and controlling most of the Tuscan coast. During this time and subsequent centuries, Pisa built up its power and economic fortitude, and its wealth allowed for the construction of the g ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Galileos life.

, who 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 ... ht 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 mother by marriage. Whe ...

(17 pages) 95 0 2.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

La Cultura della Ceramica a Montelupo!

l torrente Pesa. Dista 25 km dal centro di Firenze, lungo la ferrovia che collega la città a Pisa seguendo il corso dell'Arno. Il territorio comunale conta circa 10.000 abitanti ripartiti su un ... poggio di Capraia, in posizione strategica sulla via d'acqua e sul percorso stradale tra Firenze e Pisa.Come ogni castello posto a controllo di un corso d'acqua, anche quello di Capraia, per poter es ...

(16 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Galileo essay

ileo excelled in many things 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 g ... was his own individual in many ways. When Galileo's father sent him to enroll in the University of Pisa, he was sent with the intentions of starting a medical career. Partly due to the fact that ther ...

(6 pages) 88 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei was born on February 15, 1564, in Pisa, Italy. Galileo was the first of seven children of Vincenzio Galilei, a trader and Giula Ammann ... on 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 doctor to carry on the family fortune. ... edical ones. When his father learned of this, he was furious and traveled 60 miles from Florence to Pisa just to confront his son with the knowledge that he had been "neglecting his studies." The gran ...

(7 pages) 94 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Die Situation von Migrantenkindern im deutschen Bildungssystem nach PISA und ihre soziokulturellen Folgen

3 2. Die Familien der 15jährigen nach PISA 33. Migration und Bildung ... ngDie Öffentlichkeit reagierte mit Entsetzen auf das schlechte Abschneiden Deutschlands in der PISA - Studie 2000. Man versuchte möglichst schnell eine Erklärung, sowie eine Lösung ...

(15 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

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 chi ... the chance to be apart of the renaissance world.At the age of 17, Galileo entered the University of Pisa as a medical student, however he soon became interested in mathematics and left without a degre ... . This was Galileo's first discovery. His mathematical interests eventually made him a professor at Pisa, 1589.During this year, Galileo was educated about the physics of Aristotle whilst as the unive ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Math History: The Life and Numbers of Fibonacci

Leonardo da Pisa, known to us as Leonardo Fibonacci, was born in Pisa in 1175. The nickname "Fibonacci" came fro ... lomatic post in northern Africa. His father's job was to represent the merchants of the Republic of Pisa since it was in a trading business with Bugia, later called Bougie, and now called Bejaia.About ... ing business with Bugia, later called Bougie, and now called Bejaia.About 1200 Leonardo returned to Pisa and used the knowledge he had acquired to write a book called "Liber abaci" ("Book of the Abacu ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Galileo Biography

Galileo Galilei A long time ago, on Feb. 15, 1564, a child was born in the beautiful city of Pisa, Italy. This child would have a great impact on the world. He would travel far and see many thi ... d he was a great man who stuck with his ideas and spread them to the world.Galileo's birthplace was Pisa but soon after he was born the family moved to Florence. He lived there for a while with his pa ...

(4 pages) 549 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Marco Polo

al travelogue, but rather like a typical courtly romance. Having being dictated it to Rusticello of Pisa while the two were in prison together in Genoa during the year 1298 (Latham 1958:33), who is no ...

(7 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Galileo And Aristotle

mmunity and he is remembered as a great scientist and innovator.Galileo Galilei was born in 1564 in Pisa, Italy (then a part of the Duchy of Tuscany), to Vincenzo Galilei, a musician, and Giulia Amman ... ncenzo Galilei, a musician, and Giulia Ammannati (6). Galileo studied medicine at the university of Pisa from 1581 to 1585, but his real interests were in mathematics and natural philosophy and Galile ...

(13 pages) 56 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Year 1600 A.D.

1564-1642, was an Italian physicist and astronomer. In 1589 he became a professor of mathematics at Pisa. At this time, he was reported to have shown his students the error of Aristotle's theory: Spee ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Biography of galileo

GALILEO Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa, Italy on February 15, 1564. Galileo lived in Pisa until he was about 10 years old. In 1574 his ... tarted his education at a monestary named Vallombroso, . In 1581, Galileo went to the University of Pisa to study medicine, while at the University of Pisa, Galileo discovered an interest in Physics a ... ected theories. In 1589, Galileo was given the job of professor of Mathematics at the University of Pisa and received another job at the University of Padua as the chair of Mathematics. Galileo taught ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Galileo Galilei

Born on February 5, 1564 in Pisa, Italy Galileo was a very accomplished man. He was the son of Vincenzo Galilei. He studied musi ... very accomplished man. He was the son of Vincenzo Galilei. He studied music and Giulia Ammannati at Pisa University and in 1581 he was a medical student at Pisa University.Galileo (The Father of Moder ... d the ?Dialog of Two Chief World Systems? later in 1632.Galileo was on the chair for mathematics at Pisa University and at Padua University, he was nominated for foremost mathematician for Pisa Univer ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Galileo

es, and the modern impact of the scientific accomplishments of Galileo Galilei. Galileo was born in Pisa, Italy in February 15, 1564. He entered University of Pisa as a medical student in 1581 at the ... i, Galileo mastered mathematics and physics. Although Galileo did not graduate at the University of Pisa, he returned there as a professor of mathematics. On 1952, Galileo was then appointed as a prof ...

(9 pages) 37 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy