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Galileo's Telescope

Gerry Bailey, Karen Foster, Leighton Noyes, Karen Radford - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2008 - 37 pages
Galileo's telescope is discovered by Digby and his sister Hannah in Mr. Rummage's stall at a busy antiques market. The children listen to Mr. Rummage's tale of the person who ...
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The Trial of Galileo: Aristotelianism, The "New Cosmology," and the Catholic ...

Frederick Purnell, Michael S. Pettersen, Mark Christopher Carnes - History - 2008 - 218 pages
The Trial of Galileo: Aristotelianism, the "New Cosmology," and the Catholic Church , 1616-1633 shows the confrontation between Copernicanism, as brilliantly propounded by ...
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Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith and Love

Dava Sobel - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 432 pages
Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo, and by the remarkable surviving letters of Galileo's daughter, a cloistered nun, Dava Sobel has written a biography unlike any ...
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Galileo's Mistake: A New Look at the Epic Confrontation Between Galileo and ...

Wade Rowland - History - 2012 - 298 pages
A provocative examination of the 1633 trial of Galileo by the Inquisition contends that the Galileo incited the opinions of his prosecutors by arguing against spirituality and ...
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Astronomers

Roberta Silman - Astronomers - 2011 - 32 pages
Traces the progression of man's knowledge of the stars and solar system and examines in detail the work of several men who have advanced our understanding of the universe. The ...
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Essays on Galileo and the History and Philosophy of Science, Volume 1

Stillman Drake, Noel M. Swerdlow, Trevor Harvey Levere - Philosophy - 1999 - 476 pages
This 3 volume collection includes 80 of the 130 papers published by Drake, most on Galileo but some on medieval and early modern science in general (principally mechanics). An ...
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