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Language: en
Pages: 479
Authors: Hans Gaab, Pierre Leich
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-19 - Publisher: Springer

The margravial court astronomer Simon Marius, was involved in all of the new observations made with the recently invented telescope in the early part of the seventeenth century. He also discovered the Moons of Jupiter in January 1610, but lost the priority dispute with Galileo Galilei, because he missed to
Sidereus Nuncius, Or The Sidereal Messenger
Language: en
Pages: 127
Authors: Galileo Galilei
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-04-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

"Sidereus Nuncius (usually Sidereal Messenger, also Starry Messenger or Sidereal Message) is a short astronomical treatise (or pamphlet) published in New Latin by Galileo Galilei in March 1610. It was the first published scientific work based on observations made through a telescope, and it contains the results of Galileo's early
English Mechanics and the World of Science
Language: en
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Authors: Galileo Galilei
Categories: Technology
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The Origins of the Telescope
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Albert Van Helden, Sven Dupré, Rob van Gent
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

The origins of the telescope have been discussed and debated since shortly after the instrument's appearance in The Hague in 1608. Civic and national pride have led local dignitaries, popular writers, and numerous scholars to search the archives and to construct sharply divergent histories. Did the honor of the invention
Losing the Nobel Prize: A Story of Cosmology, Ambition, and the Perils of Science's Highest Honor
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Brian Keating
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-24 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

A Forbes, Physics Today, Science News, and Science Friday Best Science Book Of 2018 The inside story of a quest to unlock one of cosmology’s biggest mysteries, derailed by the lure of the Nobel Prize. What would it have been like to be an eyewitness to the Big Bang? In