Scientists similar to or like Galileo Galilei

Italian astronomer, physicist and engineer, sometimes described as a polymath, from Pisa. Wikipedia

  • Johannes Kepler

    German astronomer, mathematician, and astrologer. Key figure in the 17th-century scientific revolution, best known for his laws of planetary motion, and his books Astronomia nova, Harmonices Mundi, and Epitome Astronomiae Copernicanae. Wikipedia

  • Roger Joseph Boscovich

    Physicist, astronomer, mathematician, philosopher, diplomat, poet, theologian, Jesuit priest, and a polymath from the Republic of Ragusa. He studied and lived in Italy and France where he also published many of his works. Wikipedia

  • Aristotelian physics

    Form of natural science described in the works of the Greek philosopher Aristotle . In his work Physics, Aristotle intended to establish general principles of change that govern all natural bodies, both living and inanimate, celestial and terrestrial – including all motion (change with respect to place), quantitative change (change with respect to size or number), qualitative change, and substantial change ("coming to be" [coming into existence, 'generation'] or "passing away" [no longer existing, 'corruption']). Wikipedia

  • Evangelista Torricelli

    Italian physicist and mathematician, and a student of Galileo. Best known for his invention of the barometer, but is also known for his advances in optics and work on the method of indivisibles. Wikipedia

  • Christiaan Huygens

    Dutch physicist, mathematician, astronomer and inventor, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time and a major figure in the scientific revolution. Astronomer he is chiefly known for his studies of the rings of Saturn and the discovery of its moon Titan. Wikipedia

  • Isaac Newton

    English mathematician, physicist, astronomer, theologian, and author (described in his time as a "natural philosopher") who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. His book Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica (Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy), first published in 1687, established classical mechanics. Wikipedia


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    • In 1609, Galileo Galilei drew one of the first telescopic drawings of the Moon in his book Sidereus Nuncius and noted that it was not smooth but had mountains and craters.Moon-Wikipedia
    • Galileo and other scientists pioneered the study of optics, ballistics, astronomy, anatomy, and other scientific disciplines.Florence-Wikipedia
    • The invention of the telescope in the early 17th century permitted detailed observations of sunspots by Thomas Harriot, Galileo Galilei and other astronomers.Sun-Wikipedia
    • Galileo Galilei (1564–1642), a physicist, mathematician and astronomer, played a major role in the Scientific Revolution.Italy-Wikipedia
    • The Baroque period also produced the clear scientific prose of Galileo as well as Tommaso Campanella's The City of the Sun, a description of a perfect society ruled by a philosopher-priest.Italy-Wikipedia
    • Achieving highly precise longitude remained a problem in geography until the application of Galileo's Jovian moon method in the 18th century.Ptolemy-Wikipedia

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