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#843770 - 10/21/12 09:53 AM In Galilieo's Day (with 16th Century hints)
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The inventions, improvements, creations and ever changing scientific instruments of Galileo's 16th and 17th century era sparked a keen interest in 'discovery' that continues to spark advances in technology today. The vowels have been left in place...your challenge is to use the correct consonants to rebuild these scientific instruments from Galileo's Day

Starting Letter Pile:

B B B B C C C C C C
D D D F G G G H H J
L L L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L M M M M
M M N N N N N N P P
P P P P P P R R R R
R R R R R R R R R
R R R R S S S S S
S S S S S S S T T
T T T T T T T V V

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Remaining Letter Pile:

= 1. A---O-A-E
= 2. -A-O-E-E-
= 3. -O--A--
= 4. -E-E--IA- --O-E
= 5. -O-I-A-E
An instrument used for determining the positions of the satellites that surround the planet Jupiter think
= 6. -U--E-- -E-E-
An instrument for military (and civil) use that measures the inclinations of planes think
= 7. O--A--
= 8. O--E-Y
= 9. --O-O--IO-A- -O--A--
= 10. -Y-O-E-E-
= 11. -O--I-- -U-E
= 12. --I-E -U-E
= 13. A--I--A-Y ---E-E
= 14. -U--IA-
= 15. -E-E--O-E
= 16. --E--O--O-E

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Edited by soot (10/30/12 11:10 PM)
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#843772 - 10/21/12 10:01 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#843773 - 10/21/12 10:02 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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16.Thermoscope wave


Edited by Haroula (10/21/12 10:04 AM)
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#843776 - 10/21/12 10:06 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#843782 - 10/21/12 10:28 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#843785 - 10/21/12 10:52 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#843795 - 10/21/12 11:34 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#843939 - 10/22/12 07:45 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#843968 - 10/22/12 11:31 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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4: celestial globe

Could there be a typo in #5?
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#844043 - 10/22/12 07:10 PM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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Ah, I see we have students of the ancients wink

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#844096 - 10/22/12 10:42 PM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#844275 - 10/23/12 09:01 PM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#844284 - 10/23/12 09:21 PM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#844374 - 10/24/12 08:52 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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Three more good ones thumbsup

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#844400 - 10/24/12 10:21 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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armillary (or ancillary) sphere
I'll guess at anCillary due to one "C" left!

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