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What did Galileo galilei study?

Galileo Galilei is primarily known for his studies into astronomy. He has been called the father of observational astronomy. He was also a physicist, mathematician, engineer and philosopher. Full Answer

How astronomy is related to technology?

All of the observational tools needed by astronomers: astrolabes, quadrant, clocks, sextants, octant, spectrographs, polarimeters, telescopes, optical mount, radio telescopes, space telescopes, etc. are products of various technologies. Full Answer