The Lives of Galileo

The International Year of Astronomy, 2009 comic entitle the Lives of Galileo is seeing yet more life of its own as it gets translated into further languages. Already available in English, French, Dutch, Finnish, and Galician, an Italian version will be out soon and the artist and author Fiami has just received the first Thaï translation, from Chiang Mai University. Swiss TV will be broadcasting a six episode series based on the comic.

The comic provides a tour through the history of astronomy across Babylon, Alexandria, Kusumapura, Venice, Greenwich, and a classroom in 2009 and can be bought direct from the author.

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