Further Readings

Ariew, Roger.  “Theory of Comets at Paris during the Seventeenth Century.” Journal of the History of Ideas 53 (1992): 355-372. Find full text

Biagoli, Mario. Galileo, courtier : the practice of science in the culture of absolutism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993. Find book

Clucas, Stephen. “Galileo, Bruno and the Rhetoric of Dialogue in Seventeenth-Century Natural Philosophy” History of Science 46 (2008): 405-429. Find full text

Gingerich, Owen and Albert van Helden. “From ‘Occhiale’ to printed page: the making of Galileo’s ‘Sidereus nuncius’.” Journal of the History of Astronomy 34 (2003): 251-267. Find full text

Rosen, Edward. “The Title of Galileo’s Sidereus Nuncius.” Isis 41 (December 1950): 287-289. Find full text

Van Helden, Albert. The invention of the telescope. Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 1977. Find full text

----. “Telescopes and Authority from Galileo to Cassini.” Osiris, 2nd series, 9 (1994): 8 – 29. Find full text

Winkler, Mary G. and Albert van Helden. “Johannes Hevelius and the visual language of astronomy,” in Renaissance and Revolution, ed. J.V. Field and Frank A.J.L. James (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997), 92-132. Find full text

---. “Representing the Heavens: Galileo and Visual Astronomy,” Isis 83 (1992): 195-217. Find full text

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