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Mario Livio: Lessons from a Great Scientist at The Smithsonian

October 7, 2020 @ 6:45 pm

Galileo Galilei is one of the larger-than-life heroes of intellectual history. There aren’t many scientists, after all, whose lives and achievements inspired plays (such as Brecht’s Life of Galileo), scores of poems, or an opera. For Albert Einstein, Galileo was “the father of modern physics—indeed, of modern science altogether.”

Astrophysicist Mario Livio traces this fascinating life as he examines Galileo’s monumental achievements in his new book, Galileo and the Science Deniers. About the book.

This event will take place over Zoom. Online registration is required.

Copies of Galileo are available to purchase from Politics & Prose.