Galileo's Missing Fingers Found In Jar

Two fingers cut from the hand of Italian astronomer Galileo nearly 300 years ago have been rediscovered more than a century after they were last seen, an Italian museum director said Monday.

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  • Roman Catholic Church’s dance with science dates back to Galileo - Pueblo Chieftain Online
    The pontiff felt betrayed personally by the astronomer because Galileo had promised to include ... astronomy, Angelo Secchi, was an Italian priest
    05/30/2015 - 3:24 pm | View Link
  • The Catholic Church and science find common ground in climate change - South China Morning Post
    Climate of change: The Catholic church’s dance with science - Charleston Post and Courier
    05/30/2015 - 7:51 am | View Link
  • Like Uranus, all the gas giant planets have rings - Las Cruces Sun-News
    ... spectacular sight when viewed through even modest backyard telescopes.Advertisement When the Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei viewed Saturn...
    05/29/2015 - 1:06 pm | View Link
  • Editorial | Climate change and the church Apr 28, 2015 - Louisville Courier-Journal
    Obama defends plan, links hurricanes to climate change - Washington Times
    05/29/2015 - 6:42 am | View Link
  • Climate of change: The Catholic church's dance with science - Olean Times Herald
    Climate of change: Catholic Church's dance with science - Salt Lake Tribune
    05/28/2015 - 1:32 pm | View Link
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  • Venus Jupiter Conjunction Tuesday Evening
    These moons are known as the Galilean moons (Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto). They were discovered by the Italian astronomer Galileo in the 1600s. Second, notice that Venus is in its crescent phase as the sun is shining on the right hand side of the planet.
    06/30/2015 - 10:43 am | View Link
  • STRANGE BUT TRUE: Moon experiment proves Galileo theory
    In 1589, it is said, Galileo Galilei simultaneously released both a heavy ... weights — they landed on the ground below at the same time. Thus, the famed Italian astronomer demonstrated the equivalence principle at the heart of general relativity ...
    06/29/2015 - 6:11 pm | View Link
  • 'Transformers is the dummy rap': Shia LaBeouf disses film franchise that made him famous while delivering lyrics freestyle
    Shia also dropped in some historical references as he rhymed potatoes with Galileo in reference to Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei. 'I'm so underground the rap kids call me Tubman,' he also rapped referencing Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman.
    06/28/2015 - 9:56 pm | View Link
  • Shia LaBeouf rapping video shows show star dissing Transformers. Las Vegas Blog
    Wide ranging: The- L.A. native moreover rapped in that he was the ‘best within the West’Shia moreover dropped in some historical references as he rhymed potatoes with Galileo in reference to Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei.’I am so underground the ...
    06/28/2015 - 9:08 pm | View Link
  • OPEN LETTER To the Academicians of The Pontifical Academy of Sciences
    How wrong the learned majority can be has been shown repeatedly in history, even by the Catholic Church. For example, the Italian astronomer Galileo was recently exonerated by the Vatican, about 400 years after having been found a heretic, solely for his ...
    06/28/2015 - 4:00 pm | View Link
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  • Galileo | biography
    Galileo SCALA/Art Resource, New York. Galileo, in full Galileo Galilei (born February 15, 1564, Pisa [Italy]—died January 8, 1642, Arcetri, near Florence), Italian ...
    07/1/2015 - 6:59 am | View Website
  • The Galileo Project | Galileo
    ©1995 Al Van Helden Last updated Home | Galileo | Biography | Chronology | Family | Portraits | Science | Christianity | Library | About | Site Map | Search
    07/1/2015 - 3:46 am | View Website
  • Galileo's Discoveries
    Who was Galileo? Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was a Tuscan (Italian) astronomer, physicist, mathematician, inventor, and philosopher. He was born in Pisa, and was the ...
    06/30/2015 - 7:10 pm | View Website
  • Early Astronomers: Ptolemy, Aristotle, Copernicus, and ...
    The Greek scholars changed much of that. They were famous for their schools of higher knowledge, which were rather different than ours. Students would gather around a ...
    06/30/2015 - 5:20 am | View Website
  • Galileo Galilei (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
    Galileo Galilei (1564–1642) has always played a key role in any history of science and, in many histories of philosophy, he is a, if not the, central ...
    06/30/2015 - 5:13 am | View Website
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