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Astronomy Lesson 10: Galileo's Denouement
Here we see the effect of Galileo’s work around him and the work that surrounded him. Jeremiah Horrox predicted and observed a transit of Venus, the book Galileo should have written was finally done, the Geocentric model holds its head up for one more fight, and the Leaning Tower of Pisa legend was born.
- Jeremiah Horrox
- Giovanni Battista Riccioli: “Almagestum Novum”
- Leaning Tower of Pisa
- The Great Ptolemaic Smackdown