When was galileo born?

Answer Galileo was born in Pisa, Italy, on February 15, 1564. He was the son of Vincenzo Galilei, a mathematician and musician. Galileo is known mostly as an astronomer, who established the heliocentric m... Read More »

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When did Galileo Galilei die?

Galileo Galilei, the Italian astronomer and physicist, died on January 8, 1642. Galileo died while under house arrest after his conviction for heresy in 1633 by the Inquisition for publishing a boo... Read More »

When did Galileo invent the thermometer?

The rudimentary Galileo thermometer was invented by the physicist and astronomer himself in 1593. The device utilized a series of weights in water to identify changes in atmospheric temperature. Th... Read More »

When did Galileo find Venus?

Galileo Galilei discovered the planet we now call Venus in 1610. The planet was originally named by Greek astronomers, but Galileo was the first to identify Venus as a planet with his telescope.Re... Read More »

When did Galileo discover Jupiter?

Galileo didn't discover Jupiter, but on January 7, 1610, he observed three of Jupiter's moons. He saw the fourth moon on January 13. Although other astronomers probably observed Jupiter's moons ind... Read More »