Galileo

(Galilei, Galileo 1564-1642) Great Italian astronomer and physicist who, among his many achievements, was the first to make and publish systematic telescopic observations of the Moon, planets, and stars. Having heard, in 1609, of the invention of the telescope, but lacking...
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Galileo

[magazine] Galileo Magazine of Science & Fiction was a science fiction magazine which appeared as a quarterly in the 8½ × 11 format for five issues, issue #5 being published in October 1977. It then changed to a bimonthly publishing schedule beginning with issue #6 published in January 1978. The last issue published was issue #16 in Janua...
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Galileo

[operating system] Galileo was 32-bit operating system under development by Acorn Computers. The operating system was scheduled to be the successor of RISC OS in 1998, but was cancelled when the workstation division closed as part of Acorn`s restructuring in 1998. The operating system was to offer preemptive multitasking and stable performa...
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Galileo

[satellite navigation] Galileo is a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) currently being built by the European Union (EU) and European Space Agency (ESA), intended for civilian use only. The €5 billion project is named after the Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei. One of the aims of Galileo is to provide an alternative high-precision...
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Galileo

[spacecraft] Galileo was an unmanned NASA spacecraft which studied the planet Jupiter and its moons, as well as several other solar system bodies. Named after the astronomer Galileo Galilei, it consisted of an orbiter and entry probe. It was launched on October 18, 1989, carried by Space Shuttle Atlantis, on the STS-34 mission. Galileo arri...
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Galileo

A European operated Global Navigation Satellite System. See http://www.esa.int/esaNA/galileo.html. Services due to start in 2008. Galileo and GPS combined will lead to improvements in position quality, even in very harsh environments.
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Galileo

a famous Italian astronomer (1564-1642) who was the first person to use a telescope to look at the sky.
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Galileo

Galileo (Galileo Galilei) (găl"ilē'ō; gälēle'ō gälēle'ē) , 1564–1642, great Italian astronomer, mathematician, and physicist. By his persistent investigation of natural laws he laid foundations for modern experimental science,...
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Galileo

Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) Italian mathematician, astronomer, and physicist. First to use a telescope to observe the skies.
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Galileo

Galileo is the EU programme aiming to deploy and operate the first global satellite navigation and positioning system (providing navigation, time and location data) operated under civilian control, which can be used by a variety of public and private actors in Europe and worldwide.
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Galileo

in space exploration, robotic U.S. spacecraft launched to Jupiter for extended orbital study of the planet, its magnetic field, and its moons. ... [4 related articles]
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Galileo

Italian astronomer who invented the telescope and made lots of astronomic discoveries.
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Galileo

Italian mathematician, astronomer, and physicist. He developed the astronomical telescope and was the first to see sunspots, the four main satellites of Jupiter, and the appearance of Venus going through phases, thus proving it was orbiting the Sun. Galileo discovered that freely falling bodies, heavy or light, have the same, constant acceleration ...
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Galileo

Italian natural philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician who made fundamental contributions to the sciences of motion, astronomy, and strength of ... [61 related articles]
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Galileo

The Galileo positioning system is a proposed satellite navigation system, to be built by the European Union (EU) as an alternative to GPS (which is controlled by the United States military) and the Russian GLONASS. The system should be operational by 2010, two years later than originally anticipated.
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Galileo

[n] - Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars
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