February 15 Birthday: STARRY MESSENGER: GALILEO GALILEI
Galileo Galilei, astronomer
Feb. 15, 1564-Jan. 8, 1642
Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei by Peter Sis (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, reprint, 2000)
of the Caldecott Honor Medal for its glorious artwork, this is the
story of the scientist who was heralded and them condemned for his
For extensive resources on Galileo Galilei, visit The Galileo Project at Rice University.