Film, Video Galileo: 400 Years of the Telescope
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- Galileo: 400 Years of the Telescope
- In 1609, Galileo constructed the first powerful telescope and started observing the heavens, which led to many monumental discoveries. He published his initial findings on the moon and the stars in 1610 in a brief treatise titled "Sidereus Nuncius" ("Starry Messenger"). An original printing of this publication is held by the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress. NASA scientist Michelle Thaller discusses "Galileo: 400 Years of the Telescope." This illustrated lecture, the first in a series of programs in 2010, is presented through a partnership between the Library's Science, Technology and Business Division and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
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- Library of Congress. Science, Technology, and Business Division, sponsoring body
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- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2010-02-17.
- - Science, Technology
- - Technology, Industry
- - Classification: Science.
- - Classification: Technology.
- - Michelle Thaller.
- - Recorded on 2010-02-17.
- - Kids, Families.
- - Researchers.
- - Teachers.
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Library Of Congress, and Technology Library Of Congress. Science. Galileo: 400 Years of the Telescope. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -02-17, 2010. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688393/.
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Library Of Congress & Library Of Congress. Science, T. (2010) Galileo: 400 Years of the Telescope. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -02-17. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688393/.
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Library Of Congress, and Technology Library Of Congress. Science. Galileo: 400 Years of the Telescope. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -02-17, 2010. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688393/>.