June 22, 2020
On this day (22 June) in 1633, Galileo Galilei was Forced to Recant Heliocentrism Theory.

February 18, 2018
As Perseus and Andromeda Rise, Medusa is the Star For stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere, the constellations of Perseus and Andromeda reach ascendance on 18 February, and are easy to see high overhead during the spring.

May 28, 2017
On 28 May, 585 BCE, a solar eclipse occurred.

February 26, 2017
On 26 February 1616, Galileo Galilei was formally banned and banished by the Roman Catholic Church for teaching and defending the opinion that the Earth orbits the Sun.

February 17, 2016
In a strange twist of fate, the painter Giordano Bruno Lattuada died in Monza on 17 February 1978, the same day that his namesake was burned at the stake by the Catholic Inquisition in Rome’s Campo de’ Fiori in 1600.

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