Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) Italian mathematician, astronomer, and physicist. First to use a telescope to observe the skies.
A NASA space probe in orbit around Jupiter.
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)
a spacecraft studying Jupiter's atmosphere, moons, and magnetic environment
Europe's satellite navigation system.
European Global Navigation Satellite System under development
A satellite radio navigation system initiated by the European Union and developed for non-military applications. The final system will be based on a collection of 30 satellites. For more information see What is Galileo? (European Space Agency) and Galileo satellite navigation system (Europa, European Union)
The European contribution to the Global Navigation Satellite System; full operational capability planned for 2008
Stands for eorgia ibrary earning nline, a project sponsored by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. GALILEO offers access to many different types of databases and other information resources. GALILEO databases may be accessed at all networked campus computers and by students & faculty off campus, using a password which can be obtained at the Reference Desk, or through your personal account in GIL.
Georgia Library Learning Online
An acronym for eorgi Li brary Le arning nline, Galileo is Georgia's virtual library. Galileo contains over 100 databases that allow access to the full text of around 7,000 journals and index the contents of many more, link to over 18,000 e-books, and provide other useful and timely information. See also Periodical Database; E-book.