Monday, July 27, 2009

Harvest moon in Normandy

Harvest moon in Normandy.
Photo by Francesca Bostock.

It is 400 years since the little known English scientist and draftsman Thomas Harriot turned his telescope to the Moon and drew its first maps. Some experts say that it was him, not the Italian Galileo, who was the first to view the Moon through a telescope.
Read BBC story here.

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