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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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Alexei Filippenko

Intrinsic luminosity
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

The inverse square law
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

IYA greeting
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

KAIT and one-minute expansion
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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Alexei Filippenko

KAIT: two teams in the 1990s (Part 1)
Alexei Filippenko - University of California, Berkeley

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