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Galileo
   was   
The First to Orbit Jupiter
An unmanned NASA spacecraft sent to study the planet Jupiter & its moons. Launched Oct. 18, 1989 by the Space Shuttle Atlantis. Arrived at Jupiter on Dec. 7, 1995, via gravitational assist flybys of Venus & Earth. Conducted the first asteroid flyby, discovered the first asteroid moon, & launched the first probe into Jupiter's atmosphere. On Sept. 21, 2003, after 14 years in space, Galileo's mission was terminated by sending it into Jupiter's atmosphere at a speed of nearly 50 kps to avoid contaminating local moons with bacteria from Earth.
Galileo
   was a name mentioned in   
Tombstone Blues
Galileo Galilei
   was born on   
February 15, 1564
Italian scientist; constructed a telescope with which he verified the Copernican theory of the universe
1610
      
Galileo Published an Account of His Telescopic Observations
Argues in favor of a sun-centered Copernican theory of the universe
1593
      
Galileo Galilei Invented the Thermometer
Galileo Galilei
   was born in   
Pisa, Italy
1564; astronomer, mathematician
Galileo Galilei
   was   
The Father of Modern Physics
Born 1564 CE, died 1642 CE
Galileo Galilei
   International Airport is in   
Pisa, Italy
It is one of the two main airports in Tuscany together with Peretola Airport in Florence
Galileo
   is a character in the song   
"Bohemian Rhapsody"
Queen
1564
      
Galileo Galilei Born
February 15
Galileo Galilei
   discovered   
The Law of Falling Bodies
(1604) He overturned nearly 2,000 years of Aristotelian belief that heavier bodies fall faster than lighter ones by proving that all bodies fall at the same rate.
Galileo Galilei
   is buried in   
Santa Croce Church, Florence, Italy
Astronomer, d. 1642
Galileo Galilei
   wrote   
Dialogues Concerning the Two New Sciences
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
   recorded   
The Galileo Project
Music of the Spheres; works by Vivaldi, Lully, Purcell, etc; Tafelmusik, 2012
Galileo's Paradox
   states that   
Though Most Numbers Are Not Squares, There Are No More Numbers Than Squares






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