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The first two satellites of Europe's Galileo navigation system, billed as the main rival to GPS, were launched Friday, the European Commission said.
The director of a museum in Florence, Italy, said two fingers taken from Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei in 1737 have been rediscovered.
An Italian team of astronomers, scientists and historians says it has built a telescope using 17th-century astronomer Galileo Galilei's original design.
Pope Benedict XVI cited Galileo as a scientist of deep religious faith as he opened a conference on creation Friday at the Vatican.
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U.S. astrophysicist Saul Perlmutter has been awarded the 2006 International Antonio Feltrinelli Prize in the physical and mathematical sciences.