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Galileo Galilei: Father of Modern Science

Rachel Hilliam - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 112 pages
Presents the life and accomplishments of the astronomer, philosopher, and physicist who changed the way scientists work by insisting that ideas must be tested by accurate ...
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Galileo Galilei - When the World Stood Still

Atle Naess - Mathematics - 2006 - 221 pages
His biography of Galileo won the Brage Award for best Norwegian non-fiction book in 2001 The Norwegian edition has sold nearly 6000 copies Biographies as a genre are very popular
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Galileo and the Telescope

Yoming S. Lin - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2011 - 24 pages
Shares biographical and historical information about Galileo Galilei, the man and his inventions, and includes fact sheets and a timeline.
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Watchers of the Stars: The Story of a Revolution

Patrick Moore - Science - 2009 - 186 pages
To commemorate the 400th anniversary of Galileo's historic first recorded astronomical observations and to coincide with the United Nations International Year of Astronomy 2009 ...
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The Trial of Galileo: Aristotelianism, The "New Cosmology," and the Catholic ...

Frederick Purnell, Michael S. Pettersen, Mark Christopher Carnes - History - 2008 - 218 pages
The Trial of Galileo: Aristotelianism, the "New Cosmology," and the Catholic Church , 1616-1633 shows the confrontation between Copernicanism, as brilliantly propounded by ...
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Truth on trial: the story of Galileo Galilei

Vicki Cobb - Biography & Autobiography - 1979 - 63 pages
A biography of the 16th-century Italian mathematician, physicist, and astronomer who questioned the accepted scientific theories of his time and was tried by the Inquisition ...
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Recentering the Universe: The Radical Theories of Copernicus, Kepler ...

Ron Miller - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2013 - 88 pages
"This title shows how a group of European scientists, in the span of roughly one hundred and fifty years (early 1500s to the mid-1600s) and working through direct observation ...
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Coming of Age in the Milky Way

Timothy Ferris - Science - 2010 - 512 pages
From the second-century celestial models of Ptolemy to modern-day research institutes and quantum theory, this classic book offers a breathtaking tour of astronomy and the ...
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