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Young Adult (18-35)
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Like many other philosophers who greatly extended our knowledge of nature, Galileo had a remarkable aptitude for the invention of instruments designed for philosophical research. To facilitate his practical work, we find that in 15 99 he had engaged a skilled workmen who was to live in his house on be constantly at hand to try the devices, which were forever springing from Galileo's fertile brain.