“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.” — Galileo Galilei.
Galileo decides to drastically improve a two-year-old invention, the telescope, and point it to the sky; his expert recordings and extraordinary discoveries will shake our very beliefs to the core.
Heliocentrism, telescopes, and Jovian moons — all the key moments and turning points in the lead up to Galileo’s remarkable discovery of Jupiter’s moons and his subsequent scientific proof of heliocentrism in a short visual documentary by Savanteum.
“In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.” — Galileo Galilei.
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Books: The Sleepwalkers: A History of Man’s Changing Vision of the Universe – Arthur Koestler.
Books: Starry Messenger/Sidereus Nuncius – Galileo Galilei.