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From ancient times to the modern day humans have charted the sky and stars. View a history of the tools they used, from the earliest observatories and instruments to recent innovations in telescope technology. This Crerar Library exhibit is in conjunction with the celebration of the International Year of Astronomy 2009, the 400th anniversary of Galileo's use of the telescope.
For more information please contact Jennifer Hart, University of Chicago, 773-702-7569, or by e-mail to hartj_at_uchicago.edu.