Sunday, February 15, 2009

Happy 445th Birthday Galileo,

Born in 1564, Galileo Galilei, know as the father of observational astronomy, made improvements to the telescope that allowed him to make observations that confirmed Copernicus' idea that the Sun, not the Earth, was at the centre of our solar system.

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Thank you for helping me see the stars a little brighter and a lot closer.


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