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Along with Galileo, it represents Brecht at his epic apogee.
Aristotle and Galileo looked up at the same lights in the night sky.
Aristotle saw a universe with a stationary earth at the center and Galileo saw a universe with the earth in motion about the sun.
Galileo, and those whom he instructed, were alone capable of making tolerable instruments.
It was not long before Galileo had new and equally important matter to announce.
On 20th January, 1633, Galileo started on his weary journey to Rome, in compliance with this peremptory summons.Great Astronomers|R. S. Ball
I told you, observe, that the old Galileo was lying on a piece of embroidered carpet.Mornings in Florence|John Ruskin
It is common old gravity that had been known so long, that was perfectly familiar to Galileo, and probably to Archimedes.Pioneers of Science|Oliver Lodge
British Dictionary definitions for galileo (1 of 2)
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Culture definitions for galileo
An Italian scientist of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries; his full name was Galileo Galilei. Galileo proved that objects with different masses fall at the same velocity. One of the first persons to use a telescope to examine objects in the sky, he saw the moons of Jupiter, the mountains on the moon, and sunspots.