Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
Standard Name: Galileo Galilei
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While staying in Florence, Milton met Galileo .
1406: The influential work of ancient astronomer...
Autumn 1609: The astronomer Galileo Galilei, using a telescope...
The astronomer Galileo Galilei , using a telescope of his own invention in his garden at Padua, first observed the moons of Jupiter, the rings of Saturn, and mountains on the moon.
12 March 1610: Galileo published at Venice his recent astronomical...
12 March 1610
Galileo published at Venice his recent astronomical discoveries (including the existence of the moons of Jupiter) in Sidereus Nuncius, or The Starry Messenger.
22 June 1633: A committee of the Holy Office of the Inquisition...
22 June 1633
1643: The Italian scientist Evangelista Torricelli,...
1656: Christiaan Huygens of Amsterdam patented...
1714: Daniel Fahrenheit developed the mercury thermometer,...
1835: For the first time in two hundred years the...
For the first time in two hundred years the Papal Index or Index Librorum Prohibitorum did not list Galileo 's Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems: Ptolemaic and Copernican.
9 September 1943: Bertolt Brecht's Galileo, a powerful drama...
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9 September 1943
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