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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, Engineer

Galileo’s World at a GlanceGallery at the Exhibit WebsiteLocation: Bizzell Memorial Library, 5th floor Exhibit Hall. What is it like to be an engineer in an era of mathematical discovery? In the Republic of Venice, Galileo’s day-to-day work as a … Continue reading

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