The Galileo Institute was founded by Dr. Shiv S. Kumar in 2000 as an independent nonprofit institution for scientific research and education. The Institute's mission is to study the problems of the origin and evolution of planets, stars, and galaxies in the universe by the scientific method. The problem of the origin and evolution of life in the universe is also studied at The Galileo Institute.

Dr. Kumar is President of The Galileo Institute. He is also an emeritus professor at the University of Virginia (Charlottesville, Virginia. USA).

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