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  • Italian Literature
    The modern language of Italy is naturally derived from Latin, a continuation and development of the Latin actually spoken among the inhabitants of the peninsula after the downfall of the Roman Empire. It is still disputed how far this spoken Latin was ...
    03/12/2018 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • India sought spyware from Italian firm: WikiLeaks
    Following the October 2 Bardhaman blast in West Bengal last year, it reveals, the State police had made desperate attempts to contact the Hacking Team for its product Galileo. The Hacking Team was mostly interested in pushing its flagship product Galileo ...
    07/10/2015 - 5:57 pm | View Link
  • Italian Court Makes Play For Dumbest Court In The World
    Who can forget the tragedy of Galileo Galilei, the famous Italian scientist and astronomer who died under house arrest because he tried to figure things out instead of saying, “Meh, God is unknowable.” Of course, an Italian would probably say “Suvvia!
    10/22/2012 - 10:50 pm | View Link
  • Italian court finds scientists guilty of failing to predict quake
    Comments on Twitter about the verdict abounded with references to Galileo, the Italian scientist who was tried ... II declared that the church had erred in its ruling against the astronomer. Defence lawyer Filippo Dinacci predicted that the L'Aquila ...
    10/22/2012 - 3:52 pm | View Link
  • Western Mass. stargazers to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei
    Stargazers throughout Western Massachusetts will be joining others across the planet this week in celebrating Galileo. The "100 Hours of Astronomy" program is part of an international celebration of the 400th anniversary of Galileo's work. From Thursday ...
    03/31/2009 - 5:31 am | View Link
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  • Galileo Biography
    Who Was Galileo Galilei? Galileo Galilei (February 15, 1564 to January 8, 1642) was an Italian astronomer, mathematician, physicist, philosopher and professor who made pioneering observations of nature with long-lasting implications for the study of physics.
    03/21/2018 - 9:46 am | View Website
  • BBC
    Discover facts about the life of Galileo Galilei - the Italian astronomer, from his experiments and inventions to his death.
    03/21/2018 - 5:28 am | View Website
  • Galileo Galilei
    Galileo Galilei (Italian: [ɡaliˈlɛːo ɡaliˈlɛi]; 15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642) was an Italian polymath.Galileo is a central figure in the transition from natural philosophy to modern science and in the transformation of the scientific Renaissance into a scientific revolution.. Galileo's championing of heliocentrism and Copernicanism was controversial during his lifetime, when most ...
    03/21/2018 - 1:46 am | View Website
  • The Nine Planets Glossary
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Links A accretion Accumulation of dust and gas into larger bodies such as stars, planets and moons. Adams, John Couch 1819-1892 English astronomer and mathematician who, at the age of 24, was the first person to predict the position of a planetary mass beyond Uranus.But, unfortunately, Adams did not publish his prediction.
    03/20/2018 - 4:06 pm | View Website
  • Galileo | Biography, Discoveries, & Facts |
    Galileo: Italian astronomer whose discoveries with the telescope revolutionized astronomy.
    03/19/2018 - 8:37 am | View Website
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