Galileo Galilei

February 12, 2014

The Italian polymath – philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, physicist, engineer and talented author – Galileo Galilei was born 450 years ago. The Renaissance man of Pisa, a man of many talents, already became a legend in his own time.

Galileo Galilei:<br /> The Renaissance man from Pisa
He revolutionised astronomy and is viewed as the pioneer of the modern sciences: Galileo Galilei. The Italian polymath – philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, physicist, engineer and talented author – was born 450 years ago, and became a legend in his own time after his trial and condemnation by the Roman Inquisition. more