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GALILEO GALILEI
GALILEO GALILEI
Arcetri, Tuscany, Italy (1564 - 1642)
Galileo Galilei was a Tuscan physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the scientific revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astronomical observations, and support for Copernicanism. His contributions to observational astronomy include the discovery of the four largest satellites of Jupiter and the observation and analysis of sunspots.
 

Enjoy these insightful and educational video clips drawn from over 70 hours of interviews with the world's leading figures in astronomy, shot during the filming of 400 Years of the Telescope.

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Chris Corbally

History of studying spectra
Chris Corbally - Vatican Observatory

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Chris Corbally

How I became an astronomer
Chris Corbally - Vatican Observatory

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Chris Corbally

Reflections on the International Year of Astronomy
Chris Corbally - Vatican Observatory

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Chris Corbally

Spectra
Chris Corbally - Vatican Observatory

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Chris Corbally

The importance of spectrum
Chris Corbally - Vatican Observatory

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