Today's installment of the 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast provides an interesting narrative of Galileo's discovery of Jupiter's Galilean satellites. Davin Flateau, writer for the blog The Perfect Silence, "gives life" to the fateful days of January 1610, when Galileo Galilei first observed four new worlds revolving around the Solar System's largest planet, a discovery that would have profound effect on the science of Astronomy.
"No one expects the Roman inquisition" just doesn't have the same ring to it
In other news, my own installment of the 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast has been scheduled for May 2.
Link: January 10: Galileo Discovers Jupiter’s Moons; Going to Disneyworld [365daysofastronomy.org]