Galileo Returns to the Vatican

The great scientist of the 17th century returns to the Vatican, in the form of a statue commissioned by the Pontifical Academy of the Sciences. 2009 will be the quadricentennial of Galileo’s use of the telescope to study the heavens. It’s also the International Year of Astronomy.

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Todd lives in the Pacific Northwest, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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