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The Beginnings of the Telescope

Grades: 6-12
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This animated essay from NOVA details the design and workings of Galileo's refracting telescope and Newton's reflecting telescope. Newton recognized several shortcomings ...

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NOVA: "Galileo's Battle for the Heavens"

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This resource can be found as "Inventing Telescopes" on the NOVA website.


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