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Historical Astronomers in Context

Galileo Galilei is one of the most important figures in the history of astronomy. He was born February 15, 1564 in Italy, and lived until January 8, 1642. Galileo has the remarkable distinction to be considered the first human to use a telescope to study planets and stars. With this new equipment, Galileo was able to see things that […] Continue reading

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