Galileo Galilei: Galileo And The Future Of Science

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Galileo Galilei Who was Galileo Galilei? Galileo was born in Pisa on February 15, 1564. Galileo’s family was considered poor, but his father was a well-known musician. Galileo had five siblings, which he was the oldest of. His father wanted him to be a doctor so he sent him to the University of Pisa to study medicine. While Galileo was at the University of Pisa he realized that he did not want to study medicine anymore and was distracted by mathematics . Galileo decided to leave medical school and become a math tutor/ teacher. Galileo’s passion was in mathematics . He loved mathematics because he was good it, and it interested him very much. However, it distracted him from his studies. After Galileo finished his studies he became a professor at the University of Pisa. He taught for a couple of years until his father died and he needed to support his family. Galileo looked for a job and became the Professor of Mathematics at the University of Padua. This is where Galileo saw the future of science.
Galileo had major contributions to the fields of physics, cosmology, mathematics, and philosophy. However, he is mostly known for being an astronomer. Galileo became involved in scientific exploration because he was always questioning science and developed many theories at a young age, such as the pendulum theory when he was in college. One of his theories that he proved from Copernicus was that when you dropped in object of the same material that they would fall at the same rate no matter what the size. Galileo tested this theory by going to the top of
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Isaac Newton was one of the many that builds upon Galileo’s work. Isaac Newton is most famous for his theories on gravity. Most people relate to Isaac Newton’s theory on gravity because they remember the falling apple which he saw far from the apple tree. Isaac Newton is widely

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