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Scientist of the month

Galileo Galilei

Born: 15 February 1564, Pisa, Italy Died: 8 January 1642, Arcetri, Italy

Occupation: Astronomer, Physicist and Mathematician

Famous Quote: “Curiosity is the key to problem solving."

Important Discoveries:

· The surface on the moon was not flat

· The sun was the centre of the universe

· Jupiter’s moons

· Air resistance

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