You Would Not Have Stood With Galileo: The surprising (and forgotten) strength of the science against Copernicus in Galileo's time

Event

You Would Not Have Stood With Galileo: The surprising (and forgotten) strength of the science against Copernicus in Galileo's time
When:
Wed, 24 Feb 2016, 07:30 pm - 08:30 pm
Where:
Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library - Louisville, KY
Category:
PALS2015/16
Who:
Dr. Christopher Graney (JCTS)

Description

Illustration from the 1651 New Almagest of Giovanni Battista Riccioli, showing geocentric and heliocentric models of the universe being weighed in light of telescopic discoveries.