this series honors Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)

Jupiter's moon Io

The image is a digital rendering of the surface of Io, Jupiter's moon.

"The spyglass is very truthful, and the Medicean planets are planets and, like the other planets, will always be."

The "Medicean planets" are now known as Callisto, Europa, Ganymede and Io.


Listen to the music! ♫ ♪
The music is a fugue scored for synthesizer, percussive organ, fretless bass, and percussion, and the theme comes from Jacob Miller's song Tenement Yard. Choose a format to play or download: MP3 | MIDI