Six Cosmological Systems: Phases of Venus

Kircher-Cosmological Systems-Venus

It is often thought that Galileo's discovery of the phases of venus demonstrated the contested heliocentric model of the universe. However, such an understanding is overly simplistic of the early modern account of astronomy. Use this learning leaflet to learn more.


Exhibit: Galileo's World

Series: Starting Points

Subject Area(s): Art, Astronomy, Mathematics

File Type: pdf

OER Type: Learning Leaflet