Monday, March 19, 2012

[HIST 2297] The Galileo Affair

In the NOVA program, Galileo's Battle for the Heavens, Galileo is generally portrayed as a hero who is forced to fight the forces of dogmatism.

Watch Galileo's Battle for the Heavens on PBS. See more from NOVA.

Discuss the reasons for and against the historical accuracy of this portrayal.

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