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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Cosmos?

By Becky Ferreira Apr 25, 2014

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Sadly, Bruno was burned at the stake for heresy in 1600, but his legacy as a freethinking martyr lives on. Plus, he got this kickass statue dedicated to his memory in 1889. It stands in the Camp de' Fiori in Rome, on the very spot he was executed, and it definitely captures Bruno's trademark intensity.

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