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He revolutionised astronomy and is viewed as the pioneer of the modern sciences: Galileo Galilei. The Italian polymath – philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, physicist, engineer and talented author – was born 450 years ago, and became a legend in his own time after his trial and condemnation by the Roman Inquisition.

Galileo Galilei:
The Renaissance man from Pisa

He revolutionised astronomy and is viewed as the pioneer of the modern sciences: Galileo Galilei. The Italian polymath – philosopher, astronomer, mathematician, physicist, engineer and talented author – was born 450 years ago, and became a legend in his own time after his trial and condemnation by the Roman Inquisition. [more]
 
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