Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Galileo's telescope 400th birthday

Today is the great day - it is 400th anniversary of Great astronomer Galileo Galilei telescope which helped the astronomers to learn more about our solar system and universe.

Exactly 400 years ago today, on 25 August 1609, the Italian astronomer and philosopher Galilei Galileo showed Venetian merchants his new creation, a telescope – the instrument that was to bring him both scientific immortality and, more immediately, a whole lot of trouble.

Google have celebrated this occasion with the designing its logo with the Galileo fashion.

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