Essays Tagged: "University of Pisa"

Galileo Galilei - founder of modern experimental science

d, his family moved to Florence where he started his education. In 1581, his father sent him to the University of Pisa because he thought his son should be a doctor. For four years, he studied medicin ... ileo returned to Pisa in 1589 and became a professor in math. He taught courses in astronomy at the University of Pisa, based on Ptolemy's theory that the sun and all of the planets move around the ea ...

(2 pages) 126 0 2.7 Feb/1994

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Galileo

al polyphony 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 th ... radicted Aristotelian professors. The sameyear, he was appointed to the chair of mathematics at the University of Padua, where heremained until 1610.At Padua, Galileo invented a calculating compass fo ...

(4 pages) 174 0 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

"Galileo's Daughter" by Dava Sobel.

rn near Pisa, on February 15, 1564. Galileo was taught by monks at Vallombrosa and then entered the University of Pisa in 1581 to study medicine. As a young man, Galileo considered the idea of becomin ... d the idea of becoming a priest. Instead, he soon turned to philosophy and mathematics, leaving the university without a degree in 1585. He had turned from speculative physics to careful measurements, ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Biography on Galileo Galilei

Galileo is famous 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 ... d in the baptistery of the cathedral of Pisa. At the age of seventeen, in 1581, Galileo entered the University of Pisa, which is in Italy, enrolling as a medical student. His Father wanted Galileo to ...

(2 pages) 121 1 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

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.

lileo continued his high school education in Florence.At age seventeen Galileo began college at the University of Pisa, where he reluctantly studied medicine. 6 Throughout his first term attending the ... he was a mathematics undergraduate.8Galileo made his first important discovery while attending the University of Pisa. Galileo noticed a swinging lamp above him during a church sermon. Extremely bore ...

(7 pages) 96 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Galileo essay

y ways.Galileo 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 ... th recommendations from Guidobaldo Del Monte, Galileo was appointed professor of mathematics at the University of Padua. This salary at Padua paid about three times as much as his salary at Pisa did. ...

(6 pages) 88 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Galileo Galilei

roved 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 doctor to carry on the f ... e cut off and he was on his own.In the spring of 1585, Galileo skipped his final exams and left the university without a degree. He began finding work as a math tutor. In November of 1589, Galileo fou ...

(7 pages) 94 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Galileo exploring the renaissance world

iving Galileo 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 w ... eft 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 swinging back and forth. This was Galileo's f ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

[Viva Voce on Andrea Bocelli]--How is his music linked with both the pop and opera styles?

ly blind at the age of twelve. He didn't consider a career in music until he had studied law at the University of Pisa, earning a Doctor of Law degree. Inspired to pursue music, he studied with the fa ...

(6 pages) 20 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The Glorious Revolution

ical revolution from medieval polyphony. Galileo was taught by monks at Vallombrosa and entered the University of Pisa in 1581 to study medicine. He left without a degree. He was mostly an astronomer. ...

(3 pages) 55 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Scientist Biographical Essay, Galileo

Pisa February 15, 1564 and died at Arcetri, near Florence, January 8, 1642. In 1581 he entered the University of Pisa to study medicine and the Aristotelian philosophy, but soon abandoned medicine fo ... n philosophy, but soon abandoned medicine for mathematics and physical science. In 1585 he left the university and went to Florence to study under Otilio Ricci. He was professor of mathematics at Pisa ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Galileo Biography

to move on. He left home and headed for an old home where he would spend four years schooling, the University of Pisa. On Sept. 5, 1581 he enrolled at the University of Pisa. He was a student of the ...

(4 pages) 542 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Biography of galileo

here Galileo started 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 interes ... n Physics and Mathematics; he switched his major from medicine to mathematics. In 1585, he left the university to become a teacher. During a four year unemployment he tutored and perfected theories. I ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Galileo

ccomplishments 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 age of seventeen. After four years Galileo ha ... Ostillio Ricci, 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 appoi ...

(9 pages) 37 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Galileo Galilei vs catholic church

nown musician. Galilei was educated in a monastery in Vallombrosa before he studied medicine at the University of Pisa. But he never finished his medical degree. Instead he chose to study mathematics ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity