scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 2,058
Galileo GalileiThe paper which I will be writing will discuss the life discoveries and the modern impact of the scientific accomplishmentsof Galileo Galilei Born in Pisa Italy in 1564 Galileo entered Pisa University as a medical student in 1581 and became aprofessor of mathematics at Padua An astronomer and mathematician Galileo was unfortunately for himself a man aheadof his time Galileo discovered the law of uniformly accelerated motion towards the Earth the parabolic path of projectilesand the law that all bodies have weight Among his other accomplishments was the improvement of the refracting telescopein 1610 and his advocacy of the Copernican theory which brought him into a conflict of ideas and truths between himself andthe Inquisition He was condemned by the church whose theories threatened everything that was taught by the priesthoodas the holy truth and he was eventually broken by the Inquisition Before being ultimately defeated by the church howeverGalileo made many contributions to the world of physics His scientific discoveries and endeavors were only a portion of hiscontributions to the scientific community Galileos methods of testing and proving his theories were also of major importancesince these painstaking and exact methodologies would lay the groundwork for future scientific discoveries His brilliancebrought about a new era in scientific advancement and his defeat at the hands of the church put a stop to the scientificrevolution which he had started In 1993 the Vatican formally recognized the validity of Galileo Galileis scientific work References Cited1 GALILEO PIONEER SCIENTIST - Stillman Drake 19902 GALILEO A LIFE - James Reston Jr 19413 COLLEGE MATHEMATICS JOURNAL - May 1994 Volume 25 Issue 3 p 193 Galileo Galilei was a great scientist and pioneer in the fields of mechanics astronomy thermometry and magnetism althoughmechanics and astronomy were his main passions He was arguably one of the brightest men who ever lived Galileodiscovered and enhanced many scientific
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA