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Sun Oct 14, 2018, 07:42 AM

2. WRT the comment about George Washington

Galileo largely supported himself by making telescopes for the various armies in Italy. For example, the Duke of Urbino contracted with Galileo to supply telescopes for every officer in his army. So yes, Galileo was a military contractor.

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