Galileo's Telescope

Galileo's Telescope

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Between 1608 and 1610 the canopy of the night sky was ripped open by an object created almost by accident: a cylinder with lenses at both ends. Galileoa€™s Telescope tells how this ingenious device evolved into a precision instrument that would transcend the limits of human vision and transform humanitya€™s view of its place in the cosmos.Rubino then begged Grienberger to send him a telescope or at least a a€œlittle treatisea€ so he could figure out how to make one himself in India. While he waited for his request to be fulfilled, this is how he pictured his new instrument: a€œI imagineanbsp;...

Title:Galileo's Telescope
Author:Massimo Bucciantini, Michele Camerota, Franco Giudice
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2015-02-23


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