This excellent, comprehensive site examines the life and work of Galileo Galilei (1564-1642), as well as Renaissance science. The site has scores of images from Galileo's notebooks and pictures of his scientific instruments, and there are long notes about important related scientists such as Copernicus and Kepler, with illustrations of their theories. In addition to the scientific materials, there are short essays introducing members of Galileo's family, his patrons, associated institutions and universities, as well as more general historical context (e.g., the Inquisition). Bibliographies accompany the essays, and often a photograph or two of portraits, illustrations or manuscript pages. A portrait gallery contains about 30 other images of the key figures discussed on the site. An extensive timeline of Galileo's life, a searchable database of information on him and his world, an excellent glossary, and three maps of Europe, Italy and Florence round out the site.