The Crime of Galileo

The 30th of November is approaching, and this brings back to me memories of the time when I first read some excerpts of The Dialogue on the Great World Systems and the Starry Messenger. This must have happened during my last year at the High School (1984). In the occasion of the IYA2009 I re-read

A visit to Oxford

Working at ESO gives great professional and social opportunities. Being at the center of European experimental astronomy, is the place where many new and exciting things take place. For this reason it attracts scientists and engineers from all over the world and this gives ESO staff the chance to exchange ideas, share views and start