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Astro Bob blog: Happy Birthday Galileo, You Old Iconoclast You

Can you imagine if Galileo had a Facebook page how many likes and birthday wishes he'd wake up to today? He was born 452 years ago today in Pisa, Italy.

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Fresco painted in 1857 by Giuseppe Bertini showing Galileo (behind telescope) demonstrating the telescope to the Doge of Venice

 Can you imagine if Galileo had a Facebook page how many likes and birthday wishes he'd wake up to today? He was born 452 years ago today in Pisa, Italy. 

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