Galileo: Astronomer and Physicist

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Capstone, Jan 1, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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A biography profiling the life of Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei, who shared the beliefs of the controversial astronomer Copernicus that the Earth revolved around the sun. Eventually Galielo was found guilty of heresy by the Roman Catholic Church, and forced to live under house arrest for the final years of his life. Includes source notes and timeline.
 

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Contents

The Father
9
A Developing Genius
25
A Closer Look
45
Differences of Opinion
59
Galileos Last Years
83
Life and Times
96
Index
109
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Robin S. Doak has been writing for children for more than 19 years. A former editor of Weekly Reader and U*S*Kids magazine, Doak has authored fun and educational materials for kids of all ages. She is a past winner of the Educational Press Association of America Distinguished Achievement Award. She lives with her family in Maine.

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