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|name = Galileo Galilei
 
 
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|origin = [[Earth]]
 
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|first = The Empire of Glass (novel)
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|appearances = [[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Galileo Trap (audio story)|The Galileo Trap]]'', ''[[The Satanic Mill (audio story)|The Satanic Mill]]''
 
|appearances = [[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Galileo Trap (audio story)|The Galileo Trap]]'', ''[[The Satanic Mill (audio story)|The Satanic Mill]]''
 
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|child = Virginia Galilei
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}}'''Galileo Galilei''' was an [[Italy|Italian]] mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher.
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'''Galileo Galilei''' was an [[Italy|Italian]] mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher.
   
In [[1609]], Galileo was in [[Venice]] to show the Doge his [[telescope]] when he encountered the [[First Doctor]], [[Steven Taylor]], and [[Vicki Pallister]], who had come to Venice responding to a mysterious invitation. Since the Doctor required Galileo's assistance at the same time he was scheduled to demonstrate the invention, Steven had to impersonate Galileo by means of a holographic disguise. The Doctor also helped Galileo improve his telescope design. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[The Empire of Glass]]'')
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==Biography==
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In [[1609]], Galileo was in [[Venice]] to show the Doge his [[telescope]] when he encountered the [[First Doctor]], [[Steven Taylor]], and [[Vicki Pallister]], who had come to Venice responding to a mysterious invitation. Since the Doctor required Galileo's assistance at the same time he was scheduled to demonstrate the invention, Steven had to impersonate Galileo by means of a holographic disguise. The Doctor also helped Galileo improve his telescope design. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[The Empire of Glass (novel)|The Empire of Glass]]'')
   
The [[Eighth Doctor]] met Galileo later in his life, after he had lost his sight. He was cared for by his daughter, [[Virginia Galilei|Virginia]]. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Galileo Trap (audio story)|The Galileo Trap]]'') Galileo later saw the effects of [[the Eleven]]'s [[stellar manipulator]] on the sun, believing it to be the end of the world. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Satanic Mill (audio story)|The Satanic Mill]]'')
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He told him he should remain quiet about some of his ideas that would be seen as heretical. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Galileo Trap (audio story)|The Galileo Trap]]'')
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The [[Eighth Doctor]] met Galileo later in his life, in [[1639]], after he had lost his sight. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Galileo Trap (audio story)|The Galileo Trap]]'') Galileo later saw the effects of [[the Eleven]]'s [[stellar manipulator]] on the sun, believing it to be the end of the world. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Satanic Mill (audio story)|The Satanic Mill]]'')
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The only complete transcript of Galileo Galilei's trial was kept in the [[Library of St John the Beheaded]]. ([[PROSE]]: ''[[All-Consuming Fire (novel)|All-Consuming Fire]]'')
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
[[Professor Kettlewell]] mentioned Galileo while speaking about unappreciated scientists with the [[Fourth Doctor]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[Robot (TV story)|Robot]]'')
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[[Professor]] [[J. P. Kettlewell]] mentioned Galileo while speaking about unappreciated scientists with the [[Fourth Doctor]]. ([[TV]]: ''[[Robot (TV story)|Robot]]'')
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In the late [[15th century]], the Fourth Doctor noted, while using [[Giuliano]]'s telescope, that in another fifty years they could have used Galileo's. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Masque of Mandragora (TV story)|The Masque of Mandragora]]'')
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The Fourth Doctor thought Galileo would be impressed by [[in-station fusion satellite]]s, devices used as [[artificial sun]]s. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Sun Makers (TV story)|The Sun Makers]]'')
   
The Fourth Doctor thought Galileo would be impressed by [[in-station fusion satellite]]s, devices used as [[artificial sun]]s. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Sun Makers]]'')
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[[Sarah Jane Smith]] said that she didn't think that Galileo and [[Nicolaus Copernicus|Copernicus]] were carrying out experiments in the paranormal. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Lost Boy (TV story)|The Lost Boy]]'')
   
[[Sarah Jane Smith]] said that she didn't think that Galileo and [[Nicolaus Copernicus|Copernicus]] were carrying out experiments in the paranormal. ([[TV]]: ''[[The Lost Boy]]'')
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In the [[23rd century]] of a [[Federation universe|parallel universe]], a [[shuttlecraft]] attached to the [[USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)]] was named ''[[Galileo (NCC-1701/7)|Galileo]]''. ([[COMIC]]: ''[[Assimilation² (comic story)|Assimilation²]]'')
   
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== Behind the scenes ==
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Galileo appeared in the ''[[Doctor Who Annual 1970]]'' feature [[A Matter of Gravity]], which described his [[1589]] experiments on [[gravity]] at the [[Leaning Tower of Pisa]].
 
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WikipediaInfo

Galileo Galilei was an Italian mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher.

BiographyEdit

In 1609, Galileo was in Venice to show the Doge his telescope when he encountered the First Doctor, Steven Taylor, and Vicki Pallister, who had come to Venice responding to a mysterious invitation. Since the Doctor required Galileo's assistance at the same time he was scheduled to demonstrate the invention, Steven had to impersonate Galileo by means of a holographic disguise. The Doctor also helped Galileo improve his telescope design. (PROSE: The Empire of Glass)

He told him he should remain quiet about some of his ideas that would be seen as heretical. (AUDIO: The Galileo Trap)

The Eighth Doctor met Galileo later in his life, in 1639, after he had lost his sight. (AUDIO: The Galileo Trap) Galileo later saw the effects of the Eleven's stellar manipulator on the sun, believing it to be the end of the world. (AUDIO: The Satanic Mill)

The only complete transcript of Galileo Galilei's trial was kept in the Library of St John the Beheaded. (PROSE: All-Consuming Fire)

References Edit

Professor J. P. Kettlewell mentioned Galileo while speaking about unappreciated scientists with the Fourth Doctor. (TV: Robot)

In the late 15th century, the Fourth Doctor noted, while using Giuliano's telescope, that in another fifty years they could have used Galileo's. (TV: The Masque of Mandragora)

The Fourth Doctor thought Galileo would be impressed by in-station fusion satellites, devices used as artificial suns. (TV: The Sun Makers)

Sarah Jane Smith said that she didn't think that Galileo and Copernicus were carrying out experiments in the paranormal. (TV: The Lost Boy)

In the 23rd century of a parallel universe, a shuttlecraft attached to the USS Enterprise (NCC-1701) was named Galileo. (COMIC: Assimilation²)

Behind the scenes Edit

Galileo appeared in the Doctor Who Annual 1970 feature A Matter of Gravity, which described his 1589 experiments on gravity at the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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