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'Universe' exhibit in Pisa, Italy, spotlights scientific discoveries

From the March 26, 2012 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

“In Galileo’s hometown, Vatican promotes science” © 2012 Religion News Service. February 2, 2012.


Nearly four centuries after the Roman Catholic Church branded Galileo Galilei a heretic for positing that the sun was the center of the universe, the Vatican is co-hosting a major science exhibition in his hometown. The Vatican is teaming with Italy’s main physics research center to host “Stories from Another World.