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Alan Agrawal on Galileo’s Telescopes & Observations | The Presidio

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.

Presidio Officers’ Club | 50 Moraga Ave, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA

Bay Area Science Events

This event is curated by the Bay Area Science Festival as part of their year-round calendar of science events.

The festival takes place each fall with 10 days of science and technology lectures, games, exhibits, workshops and hands-on activities all over the Bay Area. 

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Bay Area Science Events
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In 1609 Galileo Galilei significantly improved the optical performance of the telescope and began a series of celestial observations that dramatically changed the understanding of the universe and the place in it. This talk will lay out the key developments in the history of science related to astronomy preceding Galileo, describing in detail what is known about the optics and construction of his telescopes.

Free but an RSVP is required.

Event Details

Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.


Categories: Lectures & Workshops
Address: 50 Moraga Ave, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA
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