Galileo's Telescope by Massimo Bucciantini,Catherine Bolton

By Massimo Bucciantini,Catherine Bolton

among 1608 and 1610 the cover of the evening sky used to be ripped open by means of an item created virtually accidentally: a cylinder with lenses at either ends. Galileo’s Telescope tells how this creative gadget advanced right into a precision software that may go beyond the bounds of human imaginative and prescient and rework humanity’s view of its position within the cosmos.

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