Was Galileo an alchemist?
No, he was obviously a wizard. certain symptoms of wizardry include but are not limited to: being a wizard, having a beard, being awesome, AIDS, SuperHerpes, Having the first name of Albus, and untimely death.:)
enjoy, and don't forget to tip your robot butler waiters you have tied up in your basement.
Probably if he were Edward Elric that would be sweet!(from Full Metal Alchemist)