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 What kind of telescope did Galileo turn skyward in 1610?

Answer Galileo was an Italian mathematician and astronomer who used a refracting telescope to study the sky in 1610. Although he did not invent the telescope, he improved the design of an early telescope... Read More »
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What did Galileo discover in 1610?

Galileo Galilei was a scientist who made significant contributions in astronomy, mathematics, physics and philosophy. On January 7, 1610, Galileo used the astronomical telescope that he invented to... Read More »
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What did Galileo discover by using his telescope?

The most important discovery of Galileo's cosmic observations was that Venus' rotation could only happen if the solar system orbited around the sun, not the earth. In addition, he saw that the moon... Read More »
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When did Galileo invent the telescope?

Galileo Galilei did not invent the telescope, but instead, historical data proves Hans Lipperhey did in 1608. Lipperhey was the first person to apply for a patent for a telescope. However, Galileo ... Read More »
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Where did Galileo invent the telescope?

Galileo Galilei invented the telescope in 1609, when he was living in Padua, Italy. He worked as a professor at the University of Padua until shortly after the discovery, when he moved to Florence,... Read More »
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