Galileo Galilei, in all his geocentric eccentricity, was confident in his belief that the earth moves around the sun, even as the scholars of the Catholic church argued that it was the other way around. Time and further scientific developments proved Galileo correct in this matter, but wrong in other areas of his research. What if old man Galilei had the chance to explain himself today? How thrilled would he be with the tools and methods of modern astronomy, and how disappointed would he be in his own errors? That’s the conceit of Rick... More >>>