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Mario Livio is an astrophysicist and author of Galileo and the Science Deniers.If Aliens Exist, Here’s How We’ll Find Them - Issue 97: Wonder|Martin Rees & Mario Livio|February 24, 2021|Nautilus
It made a move into the B2B realm with its acquisition last April of Galileo.SoFi to go public in merger with Chamath Palihapitiya’s newest SPAC|Kirsten Korosec|January 7, 2021|TechCrunch
The best views of the moon’s landscape are from the Galileo orbiter in the 1990s, and the smallest features it could see were half a kilometer across.How future spacecraft might handle tricky landings on Venus or Europa|Lisa Grossman|December 23, 2020|Science News
As an astronomer, he observed features on the moon and spotted the moons of Jupiter, possibly even before Galileo.Do You Know These Scientific Pioneers? - Issue 93: Forerunners|Tom Siegfried|November 25, 2020|Nautilus
According to legend, Galileo dropped weights off of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, showing that gravity causes objects of different masses to fall with the same acceleration.Galileo’s famous gravity experiment holds up, even with individual atoms|Emily Conover|October 28, 2020|Science News
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.
His birth might also be remembered as occurring in the same year as that of the great astronomer Galileo.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Already Galileo began to encounter vulgar indignation which accused him of impiety.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
Against Galileo, the war against the Copernican theory was concentrated.The Necessity of Atheism|Dr. D.M. Brooks
Their wisdom in this will be best appreciated from the fact that none of Galileo's reasons maintained themselves.Education: How Old The New|James J. Walsh
Thus Galileo came very near to inventing both the thermometer and the barometer, but yet invented neither!Invention|Bradley A. Fiske
British Dictionary definitions for Galileo (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for Galileo (2 of 2)
Cultural 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.