Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 16:18:53 -0600

Author: paul o johnson

Subject: Re: Galileo Galilei


Richard Milhouse Nixon


----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Nord"
Cc: "Paul Nord"
Sent: Friday, November 15, 2002 9:05 AM
Subject: Re: Galileo Galilei

> Because it's much easier to say. Though I'm surprised that we don't
> use his full name. It's so much fun to say.
> It's strange how history treats names. Evil villains are often
> remembered with their full name: John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald,
> William Jefferson Clinton.
> I don't think that there any scientists remembered with their middle
> names.
> Paul