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Name: Galileo's Telescope
ID: m11932
Language: English (en)
Summary: A brief history of Galileo's telescope.
Subject: Humanities
Keywords: Copernicus, Galileo, geocentric astronomy, Hans Lipperhey, Johannes Kepler, Moon, satellites of Jupiter, Science, Telescope
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: Albert Van Helden (
Copyright Holders: Albert Van Helden (
Maintainers: Albert Van Helden (, Robert Ahlfinger (

Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: May 11, 2004 2:14 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Jul 7, 2004 11:35 am -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.4 Jul 7, 2004 11:35 am -0500 by Robert Ahlfinger
Link fix.

Version: 1.3 May 24, 2004 5:09 pm -0500 by Robert Ahlfinger
link keyword and cite fix

Version: 1.2 May 24, 2004 9:15 am -0500 by Robert Ahlfinger
Initial publication for the Galileo Project.

Version: 1.1 May 11, 2004 2:47 pm -0500 by Robert Ahlfinger
Initial publishing

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