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Galileo Decisive Innovator (Cambridge Science Biographies) by Michael Sharratt

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • History of science,
  • Scientists,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • History Of Astronomy,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Physics,
  • Italy,
  • Galilei, Galileo,,
  • Galilei, Galileo,
  • Galilei, Galileo,--1564-1642,
  • Technology / General,
  • Astronomers,
  • Scientists - General,
  • 1564-1642,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Knight (Preface)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7746451M
ISBN 100521562198
ISBN 109780521562195

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Feb 11,  · Galileo, in full Galileo Galilei, (born February 15, , Pisa [Italy]—died January 8, , Arcetri, near Florence), Italian natural philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician who made fundamental contributions to the sciences of motion, astronomy, and strength of materials and to the development of the scientific method. Galileo began his telescopic observations in the later part of , and by March was able to publish a small book, The Starry Messenger (Sidereus Nuncius), describing some of his discoveries: mountains on the Moon, lesser moons in orbit around Jupiter, and the resolution of what had been thought to be very cloudy masses in the sky (nebulae) into collections of stars too faint to see. Jul 21,  · What Books Did Galileo Write? Cayde Parker Updated July 21, This was a book written to disprove a treatise by Orazio Grassi regarding the nature of comets. Science later showed Grassi 's theories to be correct, while Galileo was actually wrong in this instance. Grassi correctly identified comets as real objects, while Galileo was. GALILEO Home | Contact Us | Help | Ask-a-Librarian | Feedback © An initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Funded by the.

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