#WSF14 “Galileo Galilei Quotes”


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#Stephen William  Hawking is an English Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist,author and Director of the Research a the Centre for the Theoretical Cosmology (University of Cambridge).

# He born on 8 January 1942 exactly after 300 years when the Legend Physicist, Astronomer and Father of Modern Era “Galileo Galilei” was born.

# His Scientific work with Roger Penrose on Gravitational Singularity and the framework of the General Relativity.

#  He often predicted that “Black Holes” emit radiations, later called “Hawking Radiation”.

# He is the member of the FRS (Fellow of Royal Society), Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at University of Cambridge  (1979-2009).

# He is the author of the popular book “A Brief History of Time” one of the best selling book.

# But yet he passionate towards nature’s mystery still he is facing a problem with his health and that disease name is ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) and let him to paralysed completely and even he is not able to communicate with others but with the help of speech generating device he communicate others and give his speech.

# He is well known for his “Singularity Theorem” where he stated that universe might started as a singularity.

# He believes “Philosophy is dead” as “Philosophers are not kept up with the modern science” and philosophical problems can be solved only by science.

# He is still working and his book “Grand Design” with Leonard Mlodinow says that “God does not exist and entire nature is governed by scientific laws”.

# He wrote many books and even facing the terrible disease but still live like a “Man riding on Impossible Universe”.



# Galileo Galilei was born on 15 February, 1594 and consider the “Father of Observatory Astronomy”.

# He was Mathematician, Philosopher, Engineer, Astronomer, Physicist and Italian Polymath.

# He studied on Principle of Relativity, Motion, Speed and Velocity, Free Fall,  Inertia and Projectile Motion.

# He was the first who discovered the four largest satellites of Jupiter.

# He was the master of “Heliocentrism” and believed earth revolve around the sun and all other planets also revolve around the sun not the earth. But most people believed on Aristotelian Geocentric as all heavenly bodies revolve around  the earth leading Galileo facing a criticism against theory of “Geocentric”.

# In Roman Inquisition after submitted his work on “Heliocentrism”. He faced a problem against his work. He was sentenced to imprisonment.

# He died at the age of 72 ( 8 January 1642) the  same day year when another legend was born “Sir Issac Newton”.

# He was / is not only the father of  modern astronomy but a brave person who sacrificed his life to enlighten the truth behind uncertainties.