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  1. Galileo Galiel1564-1642By Jacob Kawecki and Jayson Endozo Astronomer, mathematician, and physicist.

  2. He lived in Pisa, Italy

  3. Galileo is famous because…… • Helped in proving many of the Ptolemaic-Aristotelian theories wrong. • Cosimo II `de Medici’s (Grand Duke of Tuscany at the time) chief mathematician and philosopher.

  4. Five Facts • Discovered the Law of Falling Bodies and the Law of Pendulum. • Designed a variety of scientific instruments. • Developed and improved the refracting telescope (he did not invent it). • Discovered 4 Moons orbiting Jupiter. • Chief Mathematician and Philosopher of Cosimo II `de Medici.

  5. Critical Thinking • Galileo would be interested in both the Hubble Space Telescope (He was interested in Space) and the Galileo Space Probe which was named after him.

  6. Works Cited • “Galileo Space Probe.” World Book Student. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Apr. 2010. <http://www.worldbookonline.com/‌student/‌article?id=ar215305&st=galileo>. • “Gallileo.” World Book Student. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. <http://www.worldbookonline.com/‌student/‌article?id=ar215305&st=galileo>. • “Hubble Space Telescope.” World Book Student. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Apr. 2010. <http://www.worldbookonline.com/‌student/‌article?id=ar265630&st=hubble+space+telescope>. • Silverburg, Robert. Four Men Who Changed the Universe. Toronto: G.P. Putman’s Sons, 1968. Print.