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Vatican Observatory Astronomer Awarded for Galileo Article

(1847)Joseph-Nicolas Robert-Fleury’s Galileo before the Holy Office

The committee which awarded Ganey the Minnich prize wrote that “​​Graney brilliantly demonstrates that the Copernican view of the nature and size of the stars, which was abandoned not long after Galileo’s death, led many scholars to reject heliocentrism.