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  1. Through Galileo’s Telescope

    Date released
    24 Jul 1933
    Series name
    Pathetone Weekly
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    1 / 4
    1 film clip

    Three centuries ago this famous Italian astronomer startled the world and made one of the greatest contributions of all time to human knowledge.

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  2. Galileo (1975) (2004)

    aka: Galileo Galilei

    Drama; Science
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 139 minutes), £19.99

    A production of Brecht’s play ‘The Life of Galileo’ directed by Jospeh Losey for the American Film Theatre series in which plays were filmed and then shown in theatres for two days and nights to...

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  3. Brains (2009 Television)

    Important Things with Demetri Martin

    US late-night, sketch/satirical show conceived by and starring Demetri Martin. Each episode has a theme. In this sketch (c4 mins) William Shakespeare, Galileo and Benjamin Franklin try to woo a waitress in a...

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  4. Galileo probe arrives at Jupiter (1995)


    NASA spokeswoman confirming the space probe Galileo, launched from the shuttle Atlantis in October 1989, has entered Jupiter’s atmosphere and begun transmitting data. Confirming the schedule for data...

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  5. New to Moving Image Gateway

    22 May 2015, 10:53
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    The BUFVC Moving Image Gateway includes over 1,650 websites relating to video, multimedia and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas. To suggest new entries or amendments,...

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  6. Galileo: Europe Shows the Way (2005)

    CD-ROM (PC Version, 10 minutes), free (Tren)

    The deployment phase for GALILEO, the European programme of civil radio-navigation by satellite will begin in 2006. GALILEO is compatible and interoperable with the American GPS but will furnish a more...

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  7. Galileo (2000 Video)

    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 55 min., 2000 sale: £29.95 (inc. VAT +p&p)

    Recreation of the life and work of the Italian astronomer and mathematician Galileo. Includes dramatisations, contemporary images and comment and interpretation by historians Les Prince and Joel Roderick.

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  8. Mr Galileo was Correct (1980 Video)

    Astronomy; Physics
    OUT OF DISTRIBUTION, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min.

    Discusses the Aristotelian earth-centred world system and its development into the Ptolemaic system. Looks at the scientific renaissance which followed Copernicus’ theory of a sun-centred system. Explains...

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  9. Galileo (1997)

    Richard Rich
    Astronomy; Physics; Religious studies
    Sale, DVD (30 minutes), £7.49

    Europe, the sixteenth century. The Copernican theory that the earth revolves around the sun is considered false. Galileo, a courageous astronomer and inventor, constructs a superior version of the existing...

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  10. S357 Videocassette 1 (1997 Video)

    Ian Thomas
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 54 min., 1999 sale: £85.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    The three bands provide a historical background to Einstein’s theories of relativity by studying the scientific works of Galileo, Kepler and Newton. The compilation contains all or parts of MR GALILEO WAS...

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