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Johann Schreck: Galileo’s Friend in China

How did knowledge spread in Galileo’s world? Johann Schreck joined the Jesuit order in 1611, the same year that he used Galileo’s telescope to observe the satellites of Jupiter. Upon becoming a Jesuit, Schreck joined the Jesuit mission in China, … Continue reading

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Galileo and China

Galileo’s World at a GlanceGallery at the Exhibit WebsiteLocation: Bizzell Memorial Library, 5th floor Exhibit Hall. How did European and Chinese astronomers collaborate in the world of Galileo? The Silk Road. The Forbidden City. The Great Wall. Asia has long … Continue reading

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