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Physics project 10-22-17
9 months ago
Galileo is born
Observed the isochronism of a chandelier and invented the pendulum.
Follows Archimedes' principle of hydrostatic weighing and created the 'bilancetta'.
Invents a water pump driven by horses.
Invents the 'sector', a military compass used for solving mathematical problems of proportion, trigonometry, multiplication, and division.
Experiments with the uniform theory of acceleration and publishes his Laws of Motion.
Invents the thermoscope, a primitive thermometer.
He invented the telescope and magnified the power of the lens by 30.
Discovers the Moon has craters on it. He measured the heights of the mountains based on their shadows.
Discovered the Milky Way was made up of stars too far away to be seen by the naked eye.
Discovered the four satellites orbiting Jupiter.
Discovered Ganymede, the largest Moon of Jupiter which supported the Copernican model.
Observed sunspots moving, which led him to the conclusion that the sun rotates on its own axis.
Wrote his theory on tides.
Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published.
Galileo's Two Sciences is published in Holland, and is now called the kinematics and strength of materials.
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