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Portrait of Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei

1564–1642

Italian scientist

The Universe is a grand book which cannot be read until one first learns to comprehend the language and become familiar with the characters in which it is composed. It is written in the language of mathematics.

TOPICS: philosophy

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Galileo's timeless invitation to study mathematics if you would know creation is here presented with a stunning Hubble image of the Whirlpool Galaxy.

In questions of science the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of an individual.

TOPICS: science, reason

Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.

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