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General Crossword Questions for “galileo”

  • Pioneer scientist
  • Italian astronomer and physicist
  • Girl I sign on as an astronomer
  • Astronomer put up icon to a constellation
  • I delay returning sign to scientist
  • One prisoner raised sign to champion of 4
  • Astronomer, one in ship mostly
  • Italian scientist, one taking trail back to find Pope
  • Probe one criminal over sign of fire
  • Person incarcerated, having upset one pope
  • Astronomer sees trail rising over one constellation


  • Biography, scientific contributions, Church controversy, writings, and more about Galileo Galilei. — “Galileo Galilei - Wikipedia”,
  • Galileo and Inertial Upper Stage in space. The four largest moons of Jupiter photographed Galileo was an unmanned spacecraft sent by NASA to study the planet. — “Galileo (spacecraft) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,
  • Galileo before the Holy Office, a 19th century painting by Joseph-Nicolas Robert-Fleury In 1610, Galileo published his Sidereus Nuncius (Starry Messenger), describing the surprising observations that he had made with the new telescope. — “Galileo affair - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”,


  • 'You know what I mean, Paul. I speak of nations, not individuals. Civilization was becoming effete, or at any rate men were, in the time of the great painters; but Savonarola and Galileo were individuals. You should throw your lot in with a new people. This railway to Mexico gives you the chance.' — “The Way We Live Now” by Anthony Trollope
  • But what I am anxious to arrive at is it is one thing for instance to invent those rays Rontgen did or the telescope like Edison, though I believe it was before his time Galileo was the man, I mean, and the same applies to the laws, for example, of a farreaching natural phenomenon such as electricity but it's a horse of quite another colour to say you believe in the existence of a supernatural God. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce
  • "Why? Why? How can I tell? Did not Galileo do the same by Saturn? We shall see. I will get at the secret of this document, and I will neither sleep nor eat until I have found it out." — “A Journey to the Centre of the Earth” by Jules Verne
  • No sooner was my uncle Toby satisfied which road the cannon-ball did not go, but he was insensibly led on, and resolved in his mind to enquire and find out which road the ball did go: For which purpose he was obliged to set off afresh with old Maltus, and studied him devoutly.–He proceeded next to Galileo and Torricellius, wherein, by certain Geometrical rules, infallibly laid down, he found the precise path to be a Parabola–or else an Hyperbola,–and that the parameter, or latus rectum, of the conic section of the said path, was to the quantity and amplitude in a direct ratio, as the whole line to the sine of double the angle of incidence, formed by the breech upon an horizontal plane;–and that the semiparameter,–stop! my dear uncle Toby–stop!–go not one foot farther into this thorny and bewildered track,–intricate are the steps! intricate are the mazes of this labyrinth! intricate are the troubles which the pursuit of this bewitching phantom Knowledge will bring upon thee.–O my uncle;–fly–fly,–fly from it as from a serpent.–Is it fit–goodnatured man! thou should'st sit up, with the wound upon thy groin, whole nights baking thy blood with hectic watchings?–Alas! 'twill exasperate thy symptoms,–check thy perspirations–evaporate thy spirits–waste thy animal strength, dry up thy radical moisture, bring thee into a costive habit of body,–impair thy health,–and hasten all the infirmities of thy old age.–O my uncle! my uncle Toby. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne


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