Galileo at Work: His Scientific Biography

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Courier Dover Publications, Feb 20, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 536 pages
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This fascinating, scholarly study by one of the world's foremost authorities on Galileo offers a vivid portrait of one of history's greatest minds. Detailed accounts, including many excerpts from Galileo's own writings, offer insights into his work on motion, mechanics, hydraulics, strength of materials, and projectiles. 36 black-and-white illustrations.
  

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Contents

THREE
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FOUR
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SEVEN
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EIGHT
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NINE
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TWELVE
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SIXTEEN
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EIGHTEEN
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NINETEEN
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TWENTY
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TWENTYONE
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TWENTYTWO
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Biographies
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THIRTEEN
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FOURTEEN
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FIFTEEN
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Notes
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Index
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Galileo at Work: His Scientific Biography
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References for Galileo
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The Galileo Project | Science | Pendulum Clock
For explanations of how the pendulum figured in Galileo's experiments, see Stillman Drake, Galileo at work: his scientific biography (Chicago: University of ...
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Galileo Galilei - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Galileo Galilei. Portrait of Galileo Galilei by Giusto Sustermans. Portrait of Galileo Galilei by Giusto Sustermans. Born, February 15, 1564(1564-02-15) [1] ...
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Galileo Bibliography
Stillman Drake, Galileo at Work: His Scientific Biography, Chicago 1978. Galileo Galilei, The Starry Messenger, translated by A. van Helden, Chicago 1989 ...
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Galileo Galilei (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
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