Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei

commonly known as Galileo, was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution
The surface of the Moon is not smooth, uniform, and precisely spherical as a great number of philosophers believe it to be, but is uneven, rough, and full of cavities and prominences, being not unlike the face of the Earth, relieved by chains of mountains and deep valleys.More Galileo Galilei quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. -Galileo Galilei.More Galileo Galilei quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When the moon is ninety degrees away from the sun it sees but half the earth illuminated (the western half). For the other (the eastern half) is enveloped in night. Hence the moon itself is illuminated less brightly from the earth, and as a result its secondary light appears fainter to us.More Galileo Galilei quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The doctrine that the earth is neither the center of the universe nor immovable, but moves even with a daily rotation, is absurd, and both philosophically and theologically false, and at the least an error of faith.More Galileo Galilei quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nature...does not act by means of many things when it can do so by means of a few.More Galileo Galilei quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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