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
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...