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Galileo Galilei

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Galileo Galilei 1564-1642. Italian astronomer and physicist. The first to use a telescope to study the stars (1610), he was an outspoken advocate of Copernicus's theory that the sun forms the center of the universe, which led to his persecution and imprisonment by the Inquisition (1633).

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  • n. Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars; demonstrated that different weights descend at the same rate; perfected the refracting telescope that enabled him to make many discoveries (1564-1642)

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  • Italian professor of physics and mathematics called Galileo Galilei demonstrated a simple contraption to the Venetian Senate that would set in motion one of the most

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  • Italian professor of physics and mathematics called Galileo Galilei demonstrated a simple contraption to the Venetian Senate that would set in motion one of the most scientists discover life on another planet.

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  • PARIS: A powerful orbital telescope launched in March with a mission to look for habitable counterparts to Astronomers are celebrating the release of remarkable new images from the Hubble Italian professor of physics and mathematics called Galileo Galilei demonstrated a simple contraption to the Venetian Senate that would set in motion one of the most scientists on Wednesday unveiled the first images taken by a revamped Hubble telescope, providing even crisper pictures of distant ESA's XMM-Newton orbiting X-ray telescope has uncovered a celestial Rosetta stone: the first close-up of a white dwarf star, circling a companion star, that could explode into a particular kind of supernova in

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  • (CNN) -- Thirty-two planets have been discovered outside Earth's solar system through the use of a high-precision instrument installed at a Chilean telescope, an international team announced Monday. scientist has said that the prophecy by the ancient Mayans that the world might end in the year 2012, is nothing but a hoax, which is only helping the promoters of the Italian professor of physics and mathematics called Galileo Galilei demonstrated a simple contraption to the Venetian Senate that would set in motion one of the most solar system, NASA researchers have detected the basic chemistry for gas planet, advancing astronomers toward the goal of being able to characterize planets where Florida, in January 2006 was the prelude to a row that continues today over the cosmic ranking of the probe's objective: Pluto.

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  • "There's a grandson who calls himself 'Galileo Galilei'; have you met him?

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  • I love that as a form, "says Mary Zimmerman, discussing the single, 90-minute act of the new Philip Glass opera," Galileo Galilei, "which she directed and for which she served as co-librettist.

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  • The same applies to the story about Galileo Galilei 1564–1642, who is said to have opposed the “backward church” and proved that the earth moves around the sun and not the other way round.

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  • On the morning of June 22, 1633 in the hall of the convent of Santa Maria sopra Minvera in Rome, Galileo Galilei knelt before the Lord-Cardinal Inquisitors-General and publicly abjured his false opinion that the sun was the motionless center of the universe.

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  • The science is not on trial here, as they say, this is not the trial of Galileo Galilei, but it is a trial to judge if there were responsibilities, mistakes, or incorrect behavior by those scientists who held the meeting in L'Aquila before the earthquake happened, said lawyer Wania della Vigna.

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  • Juno is also carrying a plaque that pays tribute to the famous Italian astronomer, Galileo Galilei, who made important discoveries about Jupiter and its moons in the 17th Century.

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