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On February 22, 1632, Galileo Galilei’s “Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems” was published, to the vexation of the Inquisition, which convicted him the next year of “grave suspcision of heresy.” This work subtly promoted the Copernican explanation of the relationship between the Earth, the sun, and the planets. It was placed on the Index of Forbidden Books of the Catholic Church, and not removed until 1835.

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