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Galileo Faced Science Deniers in the Catholic Church

In 1633, Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei was the Stephen Hawking of his day – both famous & respected. Nonetheless, he was ordered by the Pope to stand trial before the Italian Inquisition, the most feared and notorious court in all of Europe. 694 more words

Forgotten History

The Revolutionary Model of the Solar System

We all know Galileo Galilei championed the heliocentric model of the universe that Copernicus first proposed, but his reasoning behind that belief is less well known. 317 more words

Astro2110

Visit to a dying and ignorant planet

“Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.”   —    Galileo Galilei… 268 more words

Daily Post

jilldennison reblogged this on Filosofa's Word and commented:

A fellow-blogger I recently discovered, GC, writing as Your Nibbled News, frequently makes some very astute observations. His post today is about our Earth vs Trump, and is well worth the read. The post needs no further introduction, as it speaks for itself. Thank you, GC, for this post and for permission to re-blog!

Breaking The Silence

History proves that even in instances of extreme suppression of freedom of speech, bold individuals have spoken up until an equilibrium was reached again. Scientists have been silenced before, but the willingness to fight for presenting what we call truth has never ceased to emerge. 36 more words

Censorship

Galileo Galilei’s Birthday

Galileo Galilei’s Birthday[1]

Happy belated 452nd birthday to one of the first modern scientists, Galileo. With the aid of an early telescope, he helped remove Earth from the center of the universe. 328 more words

Astronomers