Galileo Galilei

Galileo was born 1564 in Florence, Italy, and died in 1642 of a fever and heart palpitations.

He was born to Vincenzo Galilei and Giulia Ammannati and had six siblings.

Galileo was an Italian scientist and scholar. He was very talented and intelligent. And he was fascinated with math and physics.


The Little Balance

The Operations of the Geometrical and Military Compass

Discourse on Bodies in Water

Were some of his published works


Discovered the moon was not flat but spherical

Discovered Jupiter had revolving moons

He was the first to use the telescope systematically to observe celestial objects and record his discoveries

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