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Today in Science: Galileo's Birthday


Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, space, Galileo )

Elle
- 35 days ago - earthsky.org
This is the time of year when - after a hiatus behind the sun - the center of the Milky Way returns to our sky shortly before sunup.



   

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Animae C (507)
Friday February 15, 2019, 5:22 am
And the catholic church accused him of heresy & punished him by life imprisonment!
Do we really believe that "he lived comfortably & was allowed to continue his work."

religion has ALWAYS stood in the way of everything progressive!
Meh!!
 

Elle B (81)
Friday February 15, 2019, 8:18 am
Amen Animae.

“A truth that's told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent.”
― William Blake

“Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.” ― Blaise Pascal

“God has no religion.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
 

Ben O (135)
Friday February 15, 2019, 9:33 am
Animae took the words out of my mouth...
 

S J (124)
Friday February 15, 2019, 9:43 am
The Roman Catholic Church hadn't apologized until 1996! long time after human went to the moon. Happy Birthday Galileo, you are one of my most respect on Earth. Meows Elle
 

Elle B (81)
Friday February 15, 2019, 10:15 am
The truth about Galileo and his conflict with the Catholic Church

Galileo's Non-Trial (1616), Pre-Trial (1632–1633), and Trial (May 10, 1633): A Review of Procedure, Featuring Routine Violations of the Forum of Conscience

 

Colleen L (3)
Friday February 15, 2019, 11:35 am
Shameful what the Catholic Church has done to so many including Galileo.
Happy Birthday Galileo.
Thanks Elle
 
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