Galileo Galilei  

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Galileo Galilei (15 February 15648 January 1642) was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher; and a countercultural icon closely associated with the scientific revolution. Galileo's experiment-based work is a significant break from the abstract approach of Aristotle.

Summary of Galileo's published written works

Galileo's main written works are as follows:

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