Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

Four hundred years ago, an Italian scientist named Galileo Galilei adopted an amazing new invention – the telescope – and systematically studied the heavens in detail for the first time in history. Using this optical wonder, “The Father of Modern Science” ushered in a revolution of scientific discovery that continues to this day. This show transports audiences to Pisa, Italy, to witness Galileo’s earliest experiments with gravity and the laws of motion. Viewers will share in his most significant discoveries and experience how one man can truly shape the future of science. Recommended for ages 6+.