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The best pictures of Galileo

Posted in Astronomy, Best pictures, Discoveries, Historical articles, History, Science on Monday, 13 July 2015

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The best pictures of Galileo depict him at different stages of his long life as a mathematician, physicist and astronomer.
The first picture of Galileo shows him conducting his most famous experiment in Pisa.

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Gallileo on the tower of Pisa in 1591 by James E McConnell

The second picture shows the famous trial of Galileo.

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The trial of Galileo by Tancredi Scarpelli

The third picture of Galileo shows him in old age and blind, now letting a younger man look through his telescope.

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Blind Galileo with an astronomer friend, by Peter Jackson

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