telescope - particularly • Discovered three of...

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the invention of the telescope An eye looking at the heavens!
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Outline: Hans Lippershey Experiment that led to the invention Transfer of technology Galileo Galilei Discoveries! Conclusions
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Hans Lippershey Born about 1570 in Wezel, Germany. Moved to middelburg, Holland in 1600. Spectacles maker. Discovered arrangement of convex and concave lens to see distant objects. Died in 1619.
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Galileo Galilei Born Feb. 15, 1564 in Pisa Italy. Mathematician and philosopher. Great renaissance engineer. Got interested in spectacles. Made first telescope almost immediately.
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Galileo’s discoveries Pointed his telescope to the heavens. Discovered the moon’s relief and its oceans. Studied the solar system
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Unformatted text preview: particularly. • Discovered three of Jupiter’s moons. Discoveries (cont’) • Read about Copernicus’s theory: •-The earth is a sphere •-The earth is not the center of universe. • Galileo supported this theory. • Led to trouble with the church. • Galileo had visual proof with telescope. Conclusions • Many discoveries made thanks to the telescope, from Galileo’s spectacles to today’s space telescopes. • This invention had many repercussions on the way people thought about the universe. • Discoveries are still taking place!! Next Steps • Summarize any actions required of your audience • Summarize any follow up action items required of you...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EGN 2031 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '08 term at University of South Florida.

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