Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio talks about his latest book, Galileo: And the Science Deniers, and how the legendary scientist’s battles are still relevant today.
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That’s Mario Livio. He’s an astrophysicist and the author of popular science books. His last appearance here was in 2017 to discuss his book Why? What Makes Us Curious. He’s back to talk about his new book, just out today, titled Galileo: And the Science Deniers. We spoke by phone.
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