Deep Space LIVE: Giordano Filippo Bruno

(Linz, 11.2.2011) Giordano Filippo Bruno was burned at the stake on February 17, 1600 on Rome’s Campo de’ Fiori. The grounds for his execution: he had dared to relegate the geocentric conception of the universe to the realm of fairy tales and, in its stead, to maintain that the universe is infinite and would exist forever. This was an affront to the Catholic Church—after all, such hypotheses failed to accommodate Heaven and the Last Judgment. On Tuesday, February 17, 2011, the 411th anniversary of his death, the Ars Electronica Center will stage a Deep Space LIVE dedicated to Giordano Filippo Bruno and his once-so-radical hypotheses. Read more

Giordano Bruno at Deep Space

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