Galileo Galilei - Science - 1989 - 127 pages
"This fine translation is a god-send. . . . Surely you want to read what Galileo wrote. If so buy this book. Van Helden's introduction is scholarly; no one knows more about ...
David Whitehouse - Science - 2009 - 256 pages
A lavishly illustrated exploration of the life and science of Galileo, taking us on a journey into the world of the Italian Renaissance at a crucial time of change.
Johannes Kepler - Science - 1967 - 255 pages
Both a scientific treatise on lunar astronomy and a science-fiction story about a voyage to the moon, Kepler's Somnium went unrecognized for centuries. This edition presents a ...
Bertolt Brecht - Drama - 1966 - 155 pages
Dramatizes Galileo's conflict with the church over his assertion that the Earth revolves around the sun.