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Galileo's telescope : a European story
Title:
Galileo's telescope : a European story
Author:
Bucciantini, Massimo.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Telescopio di Galileo. English
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
Physical Description:
x, 340 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
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.
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ISBN:
9780674736917
Format :
Book