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Science of the Renaissance

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Famous Astronomers of the Renaissance

Sources for Scientist Research

You will be learning more about some of the prominent scientists of the Renaissance.  Here are some sites to get you started.

Windows to the Universe - Renaissance Epoch Scientists - Galileo - Copernicus

Diigo Website list

Keywords for research





focal point

objective lenses

eyepiece lenses


In estimate these terms and their connection to telescopes.