Why Did Galileo Take A Great Discovery

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2. In 1593, Galileo was questioned about the placement of oars in galleys and submitted a report in which he treated the oar as a lever and made the water the fulcrum. A year later the Venetian Senate awarded him a patent for a device for raising water that relied on one horse for operation. This became the basis of modern pumps. Some people thought Galileo’s Pump was just an improved version on of the Archimedes Screw. However, there is evidence showing Galileo’s invention was connected to Archimedes older and less complicated design. Another great discovery of Galileo's, was the principal of isochronism. Galileo's fascination with Aristotelian theory, parabolic arcs, and the back and forth motion of a suspended object, urged him to research
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