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Galileo Galilei's telescope


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ella September 04, 2012, 09:36 PM
Fantastic pictures of Florence... especially the ones of Galileo Galilei's telescopes..... stunning pictures... are Galileo's telescopes still on display as I would love to go and view them too...
mprove plus September 05, 2012, 04:38 AM
I think so, yes - http://www.museogalileo.it/en/index.html
The telescopes are replications. But the lens in the frame is authentic. I was most impressed by the size. What? These fairly small sticks have changed the view on the world and universe?!




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