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Galileo's Universe

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Galileo was the greatest astronomer of his time. As the first person to look at the heavens with the newly invented telescope, he discovered evidence supporting the sun-centered theory of Copernicus. He also discovered that the moon, the planets and the stars were more complex than anyone imagined.

But Galileo was more than a scientist. He was an outspoken advocate of the truth, of scientific fact over dogmatic belief.

His story is our story. It is as important today as it was in the seventeenth century.

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