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Galileo galilei[1]

  1. 1. Galileo Galilei
  2. 2. Life and death <ul><li>Birthday: 15 February, 1564 </li></ul><ul><li>Death day: 8 January, 1642 </li></ul><ul><li>Age: 78 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where He Was <ul><li>The Great Galileo Galilei spent most of his life in Grand Duchy of Tuscany, Italy </li></ul><ul><li>Pisa, the city he was born in is located by the southern border. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Galileo Galilei’s great achievements <ul><li>The discovery that the sun had dark spots, called sunspots </li></ul>
  5. 5. Achievements The discovery of four satellites (moons) around Jupiter
  6. 6. Achievements <ul><li>The discovery that planets are circular disks not just points of light </li></ul>
  7. 7. Achievements The discovery that Venus has phases as well as the moon
  8. 8. Achievements the discovery that the moons surface is not smooth
  9. 9. Interesting facts in 1610 he used the first microscope by looking through the telescope backwards While Galileo is said to have dropped the balls at the tower of Pisa there is no evidence to conclude he did this other than his apprentice biography of him

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