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The year 1564 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. For the scientific journal named Science, see Science (journal). ... By the mid 20th century humans had achieved a level of technological mastery sufficient to leave the surface of the planet for the first time and explore space. ...


See also: 1563 in science, other events of 1564, 1565 in science and the list of years in science. Events March 8 — Naples bans kissing in public under the penalty of death June 22 — Fort Caroline, the first French attempt at colonizing the New World September 10 — The Battle of Kawanakajima Ottoman Turks invade Malta Modern pencil becomes common in England Conquistadors crossed the Pacific Spanish founded a colony... The following entries cover events of a science or technology related nature which occurred in the listed year. ...


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February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Galileo Galilei Galileo Galilei (Pisa, February 15, 1564 – Arcetri, January 8, 1642), was an Italian astrologer, physicist, astronomer, and philosopher who is closely associated with the scientific revolution. ... An astronomer or astrophysicist is a scientist whose area of research is astronomy or astrophysics. ... The year 1642 in science and technology See also: 1641 in science, other events of 1642, 1643 in science, list of years in science. ...

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