Galileo: Technology 400 years ago

Exactly 400 years ago today, on 25 August 1609, the Italian astronomer and philosopher Galilei Galileo showed Venetian merchants his new creation, a telescope – the instrument that was to bring him both scientific immortality and, more immediately, a whole lot of trouble.

Learn more about Galilei Galileo at
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2009/aug/25/galileos-telescope-400-years-anniversary or on today's Google search  found at http://www.google.com/search?q=Galileo%27s+telescope&ct=galileo09&oi=ddle

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