Galileo Galilei – The Father of Modern Science.

Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa, Italy on 15 February 1564.  The eldest of six children born to Vincenzo Galilei and Giulia Ammannati, he was named after a relative called Galileo Bonaiuti who was a physician, university lecturer and politician.  As well as acquiring the same first name as his ancestor, Galileo Galilei was destined…