This report is about the life and discoveries of Galileo Galilei. Galileo was born is Pisa, Italy on February 15, 1564. He died in Arcetri on January
8, 1642. The reason Im writing on this person is because Galileo helped to shape the way the world perceives and conducts scientific studies. Through a
lot of tedious and timely observation and analyzing, Galileo discovered things that no one knew existed.
Galileo began his career at the University of Pisa in 1584. By the age of 20 he was studying philosophy and medicine with hopes of becoming a
doctor. Galileo did not truly want to become a doctor, but rather it was his father, Vincenzio Galilei who insisted on the idea. Vincenzio wanted him to become a doctor so he become prosperous and provide for the family. One day the talented mathematician Ostillio Ricci confronted Vincenzio about Galileos talent in mathematics. Vincenzio felt uncertain about his sons educational plans but continued to support Galileo in college for another year.
Galileos interests and talents flourished in mathematics and natural philosophy. He is most remembered for his work on free fall, the use of the
telescope, and his employment
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