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Join experts as they uncover the truth behind the find of the century: an alleged proof copy of Galileo’s “Sidereus Nuncius,” which changed our understanding of the cosmos. This copy included his signature and seemingly original watercolor paintings.

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On Secrets of the Dead The book that started it all: Galileo's 'Sidereus Nuncius.'

with the first images of the surface of the moon.

It changed the way we that think about the cosmos... A copy signed by Galileo himself came on the market in 2005.

This would really change the historical record.

But was the book genuine?

He's committed fraud on a massive scale.

Galileo's Moon on Secrets of the Dead.