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The telescope, Siderius Nuncius, the Letter on Sunspots. (4/8)

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Certainly without intent of doing new natural philosophy, Galileo starts to play with the spyglass – the telescope – and made a host of extraordinary, epochal discoveries. Published in the Siderius Nuncius, these garnered Galileo international fame, pretty much instantly.

This talk is part of the Galileo, his life and times (history of science for mathmos) series.

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