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
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.More Galileo Galilei quotes [06/29/2011 02:06:48]
The book of nature is written in the language of mathematics.More Galileo Galilei quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]
The vain presumption of understanding everything can have no other basis than never having understood anything. For anyone who had ever experienced just once the perfect understanding of one single thing, and had truly tasted how knowledge is accomplished, would recognize that of the infinity of other truths he understands nothing.More Galileo Galilei quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
...nothing physical which sense-experience sets before our eyes, or which necessary demonstrations prove to us, ought to be called into question (much less condemned) upon the testimony of biblical passages.More Galileo Galilei quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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