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http://feeds2.feedburner.com/3801c17923a87bd214690b473a6d6aeb: Archimede’s Death Ray and Dante’s Inferno: The Real Story of How Galileo Ignited the Age of the Telescope
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8 Jul 2009, 00:11 UTC To this day, a debate continues concerning Galileo's role in fueling the so-called conflict between science and religion. But there is another debate, although thankfully it is being conducted with far less angst and vitriol among historians and academicians concerning the methods by which Galileo was able to improve upon an unusual optical device invented in the Netherlands 400 years ago which allowed faraway objects to been seen as if nearby. Website: Galileo 1610 http://www.galileo1610.com/ Bio: Mark Thompson, a professional cantor and amateur astronomer, has appeared as Galileo on radio, at community theatres and libraries, public schools, colleges and universities throughout the country. He has performed as Galileo for civic organizations, astronomy association conventions, marketing and outreach programs as well as private events and parties since 1996. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SPONSOR: Clockwork The 365 Days of Astronomy Podcast is a project that is publishing one podcast per day, 5 to 10 minutes in duration, for all 365 days of 2009. The podcast episodes are written, recorded and produced by people around the world. We are looking for individuals, schools, companies and clubs to provide 5 - 10 minutes of audio for the daily podcast. You can do as few as 1 episode ...

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