Glenn Chaple's Observing Basics: Predicting Neptune's existence
October 2009: Discovering the eighth planet was a notable application of physics and mathematics.
August 21, 2009
|Since January, this column has celebrated the triumphs of Galileo, who first turned a telescope on the heavens 4 centuries ago. Rather than look at another of his hits, let's examine one of Galileo's misses.|
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