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Sidereus Nuncius, Or The Sidereal Messenger

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 ...
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Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo: Including The Starry Messenger (1610 ...

Galileo Galilei - Philosophy - 1957 - 301 pages
Directing his polemics against the pedantry of his time, Galileo, as his own popularizer, addressed his writings to contemporary laymen. His support of Copernican cosmology ...
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Thus Spoke Galileo: The Great Scientist's Ideas and Their Relevance to the ...

Galileo Galilei - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 493 pages
Presentation of the most important discoveries by Galileo Galilei, endorsed by his own lively writings. Includes simple explanations for the general reader, comparative ...
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The Essential Galileo

Galileo Galilei, Maurice A. Finocchiaro - History - 390 pages
"Edited and translated by Maurice A. Finocchiaro, an international authority on Galileo, this collection makes available to scholars and students an excellent and extensive ...
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Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican

Galileo Galilei - Science - 1953 - 586 pages
This classic work proves the truth of the Copernican system over the Ptolemaic one, that the Earth revolves around the Sun.
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Galileo on the World Systems: A New Abridged Translation and Guide

Galileo Galilei - Science - 1997 - 387 pages
Galileo's 1632 book, "Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican," comes alive for twentieth-century readers thanks to Maurice Finocchiaro's brilliant ...
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On Sunspots

Galileo Galilei, Christoph Scheiner - Science - 2010 - 432 pages
Galileo’s telescopic discoveries, and especially his observation of sunspots, caused great debate in an age when the heavens were thought to be perfect and unchanging ...
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