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Growing up Galileo

Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa in 1564. His father was a composer and lute player who encouraged Galileo to study for a medical degree at the local university. It was while he was a student that he noticed that a chandelier took the same amount of time to swing backwards and forward however far it swung.

After attending a lecture on geometry, he persuaded his father to let him change his studies to mathematics and natural philosophy. He soo...

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