It’s Throwback Thursday and today we are going all the way back to 2009 to discuss a scientific fail.
Galileo Galilei is famous for his astronomical observations and discoveries, but he could have been famous for one more thing! He was technically the first astronomer to observe Neptune while studying Jupiter’s moons in 1612 and 1613.
Why wasn’t he credited with the planet’s discovery?
And how long would it be until word got out about this whole new world up there in the sky?
Read THIS BLOG by our resident astronomer, James Wooten, to find out!