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Famous Italians Guard the Vino con Vista Uffizi in Florence Italy

There are plenty of Famous Italians!  The alcoves on the outside of the Uffizi Loggia in Florence highlight some of the most famous Italians. These famous Italians are watching over the… 1,008 more words

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"There are those who reason well, but they are greatly outnumbered by those who reason badly"

“There are those who reason well, but they are greatly outnumbered by those who reason badly”

Galileo Galilei, Italian, physicist, astronomer

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April 12: A Day in Space

By Lindsay Roseberry, Reference Department

April 12 is an important day in history, as least when it comes to space. There were 3 big space related events that all happened on the same day in different years.   931 more words

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Relentless #FridayPhilosophy

Sometimes, the only thing that carries me through is being relentless. Some would call it stubborn, of course. 😊 The ability to refuse to quit, to refuse to take things lying down, is what has kept me going through challenges and chaos. 109 more words

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6th April 2019

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.

~~Galileo Galilei

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The marvellous scientific bestowals of Galileo

Shattering many unsubstantiated beliefs into pieces, the 16th and 17th centuries have unparalleled the scientific way of learning, which was associated with many inventions and discoveries that led to the Scientific Revolution Shattering many unsubstantiated beliefs into pieces, the 16th and 17th centuries have unparalleled the scientific way of learning, which was associated with many inventions and discoveries that led to the Scientific Revolution. 792 more words

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Feast of Johannes Kepler (November 16)

Above:  A Stamp Depicting Johannes Kepler

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JOHANNES KEPLER (DECEMBER 27, 1571-NOVEMBER 15, 1630)

German Lutheran Astronomer and Mathematician

My greatest desire is that I may perceive the God whom I find everywhere in the external world, in like manner also within and inside myself.

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