Galileo Galilei (1986-1987)

Presentation Date: 

Tuesday, September 23, 1986


Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, Chicago, IL

Exploration of Galileo's scientific achievements, his political difficulties and trial.  Popular myths exploded by close examination of his books, and facsimiles of his telescope and geometrical and military compass.  The exhibition coordinated with the Goodman Theater's production of Brecht's Galileo.

See also: 1980s