eppur si muove

Italian phrase

ep·​pur si muo·​ve āp-ˌpür-sē-ˈmwȯ-vā How to pronounce eppur si muove (audio)
: and yet it does move
attributed to Galileo after being forced to recant his assertion that the earth moves around the sun

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“Eppur si muove.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eppur%20si%20muove. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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