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Galileo's Glassworks: The Telescope and the Mirror

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The Dutch telescope and the Italian scientist Galileo have long enjoyed a durable connection in the popular mind--so much so that it seems this simple glass instrument transformed a rather modest middle-aged scholar into the bold icon of the Copernican Revolution. And yet the extraordinary speed with which the telescope changed the course of Galileo's life and early modern...more
ebook, 240 pages
Published June 30th 2009 by Harvard University Press (first published January 31st 2008)
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