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Author Bucciantini, Massimo.

Title Galileo's telescope : a European story / Massimo Bucciantini, Michele Camerota, Franco Giudice ; translation by Catherine Bolton.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    522.2094 BUC    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    522.2 BUC    Available
Description x, 340 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-326) and index.
Contents Prologue -- From the Low Countries -- The Venetian archipelago -- Breaking news : lenses and envelopes -- In a flash -- Peregrinations -- The battle of Prague -- Across the English Channel : poets, philosophers, and astronomers -- Setting out to conquer France -- Milan : at the court of "King" Federico -- The dark skies of Florence -- Roman mission -- In motion : Portugal, India, China -- Epilogue.
Subject Telescopes -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Astronomical instruments -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Astronomy -- History -- 17th century.
Added Author Camerota, Michele.
Giudice, Franco.
Added Title Telescopio di Galileo. English
ISBN 9780674736917 (alk. paper)
0674736915 (alk. paper)

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