a grumpy gift: Galileo’s Recanting (22/6/1633) — words and music and stories

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Today marks the anniversary of the day the Inquisition condemned Galileo Galilei in 1633. By the end of his trial, the Italian astronomer and physicist was forced to recant his own scientific findings as “abjured, cursed and detested,” and to proclaim that the Earth did not revolve around the sun. This renunciation, […]

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