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Author Bucciantini, Massimo.

Title Galileo's telescope : a European story / Massimo Bucciantini, Michele Camerota, Franco Giudice ; translation by Catherine Bolton.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Language Translated from the Italian.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Telescopes -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Astronomical instruments -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Astronomy -- History -- 17th century.
Chronological Term 1600-1699
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Camerota, Michele.
Giudice, Franco.
Added Title Telescopio di Galileo. English
Other Form: Print version: Bucciantini, Massimo. Telescopio di Galileo. English. Galileo's telescope 9780674736917 (DLC) 2014033443 (OCoLC)890377518
ISBN 9780674425446 electronic bk.
0674425448 electronic bk.