galileo galilei :
- n Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars; demonstrated that different weights descend at the same rate; perfected the refracting telescope that enabled him to make many discoveries (1564-1642)
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- Opera: The sphere for 'Galileo'
The biggest challenge in creating the new set for Philip Glass' opera 'Galileo Galilei,' says designer David Centers, was 'trying to come up with something that was evoking the feeling of expansive, of vastness, of Galileo standing onstage by himself, but
July 7, 2013 - The Cincinnati Enquirer