Today's installment concludes Galileo's Discoveries, our selection from Pioneers of Science by Sir Oliver Lodge published in 1893. For works
Jupiter, then, had moons like the earth -- four of them in fact! -- and they revolved round him in periods which were soon determined. Continuing
Such a thing as Galileo made may now be bought at a toy-shop for I suppose half a crown, and yet what a potentiality lay in that "glazed optic tube,"
Kepler urged him to publish his arguments in favor of the Copernican theory, but he hesitated for the present, knowing that his declaration would be
These doctrines of antiquity, which had come down hoary with age, and the discovery of which had reawakened learning and quickened intellectual life,
This series has six easy 5 minute installments. This first installment: His Birth and Youth. Introduction When the Copernican system of astronomy