Astropoetry Moments for Astronomy History (7): “Eppur Si Muove”

Feb 12
By Andrei Dorian Gheorghe

Inquisition:
“We don’t burn you at the stake
just because our irresistible methods
convinced you to retract
your sky sorcery.”

Galileo (for himself):
“And yet it moves!”

Inquisition:
“What did you say?
We want to hear you better.”

Galileo:
“You’ll find out later…”

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