Most historians agree that Galileo's famous experiment atop the Leaning Tower of Pisa never took place. So how did he arrive at and support his alternative to Aristotelian dogma?
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February 17, 2014 Born 450 years ago, Galileo remains an effective teacher today. Commentator Tania Lombrozo, for one, says his work illuminates the capacity of simple human thought to make sense of the world.
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