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Sign: Tel Aviv University - Entin Square tiles - And yet it moves (Galilei)

Chaim Levanon St 64, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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On the sign:
ואף על פי כן
נוע תנוע!
(גלילאו גליליי)


Albeit it does move!
(Galileo Galilei)
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Entin Square is at the entrance gate to the Tel Aviv University campus in Ramat Aviv.

The square is studded with cobblestones with quotes, sayings, illustrations or formulas of the great scientists, thinkers and writers.

In the next photo taken that day you can see the square and the way the tiles are laid Click for a larger image

Details about the square can be found here Click for sign's details

In the current plate appears the famous theorem of the Italian physicist and mathematician Galileo Galilei (1642-1564).
Galileo, who was one of the first telescope builders, studied the universe and the stars of the sky, discovered the sunspots, the moons of Jupiter, and more. He came to the conclusion that the earth is not the center of the universe, and that the heavenly bodies do not revolve around it.
The current saying is attributed to Galileo Galilei after he came out of the trial of the Inquisition in which he retracted his scientific views, including the one that the earth revolves around the sun. In this saying it is claimed that despite everything, the earth moves around the sun.
The Italian source of the saying also appears in the pavement

Three months earlier, the tiles were photographed in the same square. During the photograph, it was discovered that a number of tiles had been removed and replaced by other tiles. The current tile replaced another tile

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