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Jesuits, Scales and Telescopes

  • Roberto BuonannoEmail author
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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 399)

Abstract

Magiotti and Bouchard write a letter to Galileo in 1634, when he is 70 years old in order to inform him about the heliotropic clock made by Kircher. Galileo is an old man, and his beloved daughter, Sister Maria Celeste, has just died.

Keywords

Celestial Body White Dwarf Concentric Sphere Crystal Sphere Moon Surface 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of Rome Tor VergataRomaItaly

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