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Galileo Galilei - When the World Stood Still

Atle Naess - Mathematics - 2004 - 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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A New Look at Galileo

Janet Chin-Fatt - History - 2015 - 170 pages
The Galileo case has long been viewed as an icon of the conflict between science and religion. However, a more truthful and scholarly view reveals surprising elements not ...
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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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Renaissance Genius

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.
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Invisible Force: The Quest to Define the Laws of Motion

Glen Phelan - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 59 pages
Discusses the findings of early scientists concerning the physics of motion and gravity and how they are used today.
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The Earth Moves: Galileo and the Roman Inquisition (Great Discoveries)

Dan Hofstadter - Science - 2010 - 240 pages
A cogent portrayal of a turning point in the evolution of the freedom of thought and the beginnings of modern science. Celebrated, controversial, condemned, Galileo Galilei is ...
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When is a Planet Not a Planet?: The Story of Pluto

Elaine Scott - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 43 pages
Explains how advancements in technology have changed our understanding of the universe and why the number of planets in the solar system went down from nine to eight.
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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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