Galileo's Vision

Four hundred years ago, the Italian scientist looked into space and changed our view of the universe

Galileo was the first to discover the moons of Jupiter. (Michael Benson / Kinetikon Pictures / Corbis (Jupiter) / Scala / Art Resource, NY (Galileo))
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