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Guide to the Galleries: Controversy over the Comets (2/2)

As we saw in the previous blogpost for this gallery when Galileo poetically mused on the composition of the universe he was in a dispute with the Jesuit astronomer Orazio Grassi. Grassi had argued that comets were beyond the region of the … Continue reading

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Music as a STEM Subject

by Jonathan Annis Pedagogical Practices is a blog series which focuses on the integration of the History of Science with education. See “About this Blog” for more information. There is no question that music is an artistic field of study on all … Continue reading

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A Guide to the Galleries: Controversy Over the Comets (1/2)

Philosophy [i.e. physics] is written in this grand book — I mean the universe — which stands continually open to our gaze, but it cannot be understood unless one first learns to comprehend the language and interpret the characters in … Continue reading

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