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Galileo and the Medicis brought Revolution and Truth

Galileo and the Medicis brought Revolution and Truth

by Jeffrey Foss, Ph.D. Practically everyone knows that Galileo is a heroic figure in the rise of modern science. Most people do not know, however, that the scientific revolution that Galileo launched relied on the support and protection of the Medicis. The very name of this family signifies the marriage of power and wealth that […]