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On Sunspots
On Sunspots
Author: Galileo Galilei, Christoph Scheiner
Galileo’s telescopic discoveries, and especially his observation of sunspots, caused great debate in an age when the heavens were thought to be perfect and unchanging. Christoph Scheiner, a Jesuit mathematician, argued that sunspots were planets or moons crossing in front of the Sun. Galileo, on the other hand, countered that the spots were on...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780226707150
ISBN-10: 0226707156
Publication Date: 10/30/2010
Pages: 410
Edition: abridged edition

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Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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