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Contents List of illustrations Abbreviations Introduction. From Brass Instruments to Textual Supplements Chapter 1. Financing the Aura: Distance and the Construction of Scientific Authority Chapter 2. Replication or Monopoly? From the Telescope to the Medicean Stars Chapter 3. Between Risk and Credit: Picturing Objects in the Making Chapter 4. The Supplemental Economy of Galileo's Book of Nature Epilogue. Unintended Differences Acknowledgments References Index
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Research -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Scientific apparatus and instruments -- History.
Discoveries in science.