Galileo: Astronomer and Physicist

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Enslow Publishers, Inc., Jul 1, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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"A biography of seventeenth-century Italian astronomer and physicist Galileo and includes related activities for readers"--Provided by publisher.
 

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Contents

Galileos Early Years
5
The Foundations
12
The Leaning Tower of Pisa
25
The Telescope
43
Spots on the
61
Galileos Dialogue
77
A Prisoner at Home
94
Moons and Planets
107
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Paul Hightower wears many hats. Educated as a research scientist and with a former career as an IT consultant, he now works as a freelance writer and editor for science, technology and educational topics. Hightower also has a keen interest in modern craft beer and the Texas brewing industry, with previous publications on Texas craft beer and breweries and writing as the Dallas Craft Beer Examiner since 2009. He is a BJCP certified beer judge as well as a reasonable homebrewer.

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