Passages from a work documenting the life of astronomer Galileo Galilei read in a bright and engaging way in narration style.
Middle Aged (35-54)
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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 and be constantly at hand to try the devices, which were forever springing from Galileo's fertile brain.