Galileo Galilei

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Name: Galileo Galilei
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

‘One giant leap’

The history of man is filled with stories of exploration and discovery. From Galileo Galilei looking up into the sky and finding distant planets and moons (“I’ve loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.” — Galileo Galilei) to 15th century ... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Europa caught red-banded

News in ScienceFriday, 18 July 2014 StarStuff image of the week, by Stuart GaryABCReddish bands on Europa (Source: NASA)StarStuff photo of the week This detailed close up of Jupiter's ice moon Europa shows its frozen water surface stained red in bands ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

The value of Dreamers who are Doers

Galileo Galilei, a famous Italian scientist, championed the idea of heliocentrism, the idea the planets revolved around the sun. Pope Urban VIII had a geocentric view that the earth was the center of the universe. The public viewed him as a heretic and ... [Published Daily Mining Gazette - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

build the new Euclid cosmology satellite

Contract Awarded for Contract Award Date: June 2013Contract Value: 322.5 million.Scheduled for launch in 2020, Euclid will explore dark energy and dark matter, the essential but still mysterious ingredients in today s Standard Model of cosmology. ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

This is why the world NEEDS ginger people

Redheads, copper tops, carrot sticks - it would be a catastrophe if they did go extinctScientists are warning that redheads are under threat (and could become extinct) as a result of global warming. Yes, really.“It is just a theory but the recessive gene ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

THE INSIDER: All farmers — especially Modise — are not equal

AFRICAN National Congress bigwig Thandi Modise can kill two birds with one stone if she fires her farm manager and feeds her pigs better.The pigs on her Potchefstroom farm, far from dreaming about equality and a good life, were eating each other out of ... [Published BDlive - Jul 08 2014]
Entities: farmer, farm, Insider
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

A show of rare works

Adelaide University celebrates its 140 th birthday by showcasing some of its valuable library collectionAdelaide University is 17 years younger than some of its notable Indian cousins like Bombay, Calcutta and Madras universities, all of whom were established ... [Published Indian News Link - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Ultimate Opinion Piece: Your Opinion Is Wrong

Image by Ben Thomson“Whether or not you feel compelled to follow a particular lifestyle or not, you have the ability to decide not to do that. I may have the genetic coding that I’m inclined to be an alcoholic, but I have the desire not to do that, and ... [Published VICE - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Is it written in the stars?

According to the Gospel of Mathew the wise men, or Magi, from the east came to Jerusalem trailing a bright star, which they interpreted as an omen that a King was born. The astral light guided them to Bethlehem where the Magi reportedly discovered the ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Travel Tips: A Travel Guide for Florence - AARP.org

Air TravelAeroporto A. Vespucci. Florence's small Aeroporto A. Vespucci, commonly called Peretola , is just outside of town, and receives flights from Milan, Rome, London, and Paris. 10 km [6 mi] northwest of Florence , Florence , 50127 . 055/30615 . ... [Published AARP - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

Turkish Airlines adds its 257th destination—the world famous Italian city of Pisa.

Turkish Airlines adds its 257th destination-the world famous Italian city of Pisa. Turkish Airlines helps to 'Widen Your World' with yet more services to 107 countries.With existing services to Rome, Milan, Venice, Naples, Bologna, Genova, Torino and ... [Published Noodls - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Excommunication * Contraception * Vaccination : Tuesday's Roundup

Like Kate Kelly, Galileo Galilei was also convicted of apostacy. Image courtesy of via Wikimedia Commons. (Image source)[1]People are being thrown out of their churches right and left today. There’s happy news about Sudanese authorities setting free the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 24 2014]

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa and More [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 24 2014]
CCM Alums Take on the Baritone Bad Boys of ‘La ... [Published Cincinnati CityBeat - Jul 23 2014]
Real or replica? 12 carbon copies of world-famo... [Published Cheapflights.com - Jul 22 2014]
17 Crazy Facts That Sound Fake But Are Actually... [Published Business Insider - Jul 21 2014]
‘One giant leap’ [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Jul 20 2014]
"When God Is Not Enough" - A Rejoinder [Published Nigeria Village Square - Jul 19 2014]
Europa caught red-banded [Published ABC Online - Jul 18 2014]
Nasa sets aside $25m to probe Jupiter's moon Eu... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 16 2014]
Non-empirical observation of theories [Published The Reference Frame - Jul 16 2014]
Earth's Largest Solar Telescope Takes Awesome, ... [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 15 2014]
The value of Dreamers who are Doers [Published Daily Mining Gazette - Jul 12 2014]
Renaissance Florence and the Medicis [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 12 2014]
Is Science Opposed to Christianity? [Published Athens Patch - Jul 11 2014]
Spirit of Henry David Thoreau's 'Walden' lives ... [Published Mother Nature Network - Jul 11 2014]
build the new Euclid cosmology satellite [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 10 2014]
This is why the world NEEDS ginger people [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 08 2014]
The Five Traits of the Digital Renaissance Man [Published CIO Insight - Jul 08 2014]
THE INSIDER: All farmers — especially Modise — ... [Published BDlive - Jul 08 2014]
A show of rare works [Published Indian News Link - Jul 08 2014]
Answer for Siebert Mazus [Published News24.com - Jul 01 2014]
The Ultimate Opinion Piece: Your Opinion Is Wrong [Published VICE - Jul 01 2014]
Port of the month: the Port of Livorno [Published European Sea Ports Organisation - Jun 30 2014]
Is it written in the stars? [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jun 28 2014]
Travel Tips: A Travel Guide for Florence - AARP... [Published AARP - Jun 28 2014]
The Liberal Climate Plot [Published The Patriot Post - Jun 26 2014]
Turkish Airlines adds its 257th destination—the... [Published Noodls - Jun 26 2014]
Turkish Airlines adds its 257th destination—the... [Published ETurboNews - Jun 26 2014]
Mohammed Zoabi: A True Hero! [Published Al Hamatzav - Jun 25 2014]
Excommunication * Contraception * Vaccination :... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 24 2014]
Excommunication * Contraception * Vaccination :... [Published Religion News Service - Jun 24 2014]
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Non-empirical observation of theories [Published The Reference Frame - Jul 16 2014]
In science, confirmations are always ultimately empirical in character but science has always been more than just naive empiricism A year ago, philosopher (and trained theoretical physicist) Richard Dawid wrote a book named String Theory and the Scientific ...
Mohammed Zoabi: A True Hero! [Published Al Hamatzav - Jun 25 2014]
If there were more Arabs like Mohammed Zoabi , there would not be a conflict at all. In fact, the whole Arab world would most probably be much better off than it is and has been for a too long time now. However, Mohammed Zoabi is unfortunately a rare ...
[tt] NS 2965: Shakespeare (3 articles) [Published TranshumanTech - May 06 2014]
NS 2965: Shakespeare (3 articles) http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229654.800-shakespeare-did-radical-astronomy-inspire-hamlet.html et seq.1. Did radical astronomy inspire Hamlet?* 18 April 2014 by Dan FalkDan Falk is a journalist and broadcaster ...
Dissent on a One Way Street [Published RedState Blog - Apr 04 2014]
googletag.cmd.push(function () { googletag.display('div-gpt-1613311184-5'); }); Six years ago, Brendan Eich contributed $1000.00 to the Proposition 8 campaign in California that sought to preserve marriage between one man and one woman. Eich recently ...
This Is What The World Would Look Like Without ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Mar 31 2014]
During “Earth Hour” on Saturday, lights went out across the world as people showed support for renewable energy. Across the globe on March 29, people in thousands of cities observed "Earth Hour" by turning off their lights between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. ...
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