Galileo's Children

Tosteson, Dave
June 2009
Amateur Astronomy Magazine;Summer2009, Issue 62, p8
The author ponders on the legacy of Galileo, who is considered the father of astronomy and scientific method, in line with the 400th anniversary of his first use of the telescope for astronomical observation. He considers Galileo as his astronomical ancestor because of his various investigative works on astronomy. He refers to the visual investigation of the universe as his passion inspired by Galileo's telescopic observations on cosmos, galaxies and stars.


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