Galileo Galilei was an Italian polymath. Galileo is a central figure in the transition from natural philosophy to modern science and in the transformation of the scientific Renaissance into a scientific revolution.
Born: February 15, 1564, Pisa, Italy
Died: January 8, 1642, Arcetri
Residence: Grand Duchy of Tuscany
Discovered: Europa, Callisto, Ganymede, Rings of Saturn, Io
You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.
Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.