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4 edition of Galileo (People Who Made History) found in the catalog.

Galileo (People Who Made History)

by Clarice Swisher

  • 323 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artists, designers, photographers,
  • Historical figures,
  • Scientists,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Biography,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Art,
  • 1564-1642,
  • Astronomers,
  • Biography,
  • Galilei, Galileo,,
  • Italy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10604186M
    ISBN 100737706708
    ISBN 109780737706703

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      Galileo's aura was closer to those in that room than it had ever been before, thanks to that book. And that really made an impact on people -- on me, as well -- and fascinated them. Galileo and Scientific Revolution Scientific Revolution The scientific revolution was modern science during the early modern periods when mathematics.


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Galileo (People Who Made History) by Clarice Swisher Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book on Galileo Galilei sits somewhere in the middle. The author spends time telling readers how important Galileo is to the world of science, yet glosses over his accomplishments with quick, one-sentence explanations that fail to educate exactly why Galileo's discoveries were important/5(54).

The Eye of the Lynx: Galileo, His Friends, and the Beginnings of Modern Natural, by David Freedberg. Galileo belonged to the secretive Linxean society, a group of scholarly individuals.

This book describes the group and especially their most famous member and his contributions to modern science and natural history. This book was very good I loved book was about A man named Galileo and he discovered new things about space and how different planets and stars e he discovered new things in space it caused anger towards his catholic really made me sad because they were punishing him for what he I could understand why they got mad because they didn't want other /5.

According to Galileo, those who say his conclusions oppose Biblical texts misinterpret the Bible. He says that his findings support those of Copernicus, an earlier proponent of the heliocentric model of the solar system. The Assayer () This was a book written to disprove a treatise by Orazio Grassi regarding the nature of comets.

In Galileo left the university without having obtained a degree, and for several years he gave private lessons in the mathematical subjects in Florence and Siena. During this period he designed a new form of hydrostatic balance for weighing small quantities and wrote a short treatise, La bilancetta (“The Little Balance”), that circulated in manuscript form.

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Galileo published a number of books throughout his career, including: The Operations of the Geometrical and Military Compass (), which revealed Galileo’s skills with experiments and.

Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa, Italy, on Februto a family of aristocratic lineage but average wealth. When he was seventeen, his father, a noted musician who also earned money in the wool trade, sent him to study medicine at the University of Pisa. Galileo, however, soon turned to a career in mathematics.

Galileo agreed not to teach the heresy anymore and spent the rest of his life under house arrest. It took more than years for the Church to admit that Galileo was right and to clear his name.

Galileo typically signed books as “The Author” or “Galileo Galilei Lincei”—a reference to the Accademia dei Lincei—and added the recipient’s name. But Gingerich recalls thinking that Author: Nicholas Schmidle. When first summoned by the Roman Inquisition inGalileo was not questioned but merely warned not to espouse heliocentrism.

Also inthe church banned Nicholas Copernicus’ book “On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres,” published inwhich contained the theory that the Earth revolved around the sun. When, in Marchhe published his discovery of the lunar surface and the moons of Jupiter in a Latin treatise entitled Sidereus Nuncius, or "The Starry Messenger," he went so far as to dedicate the work to Cosimo, and even named the newly discovered moons the "Medicean Stars," after the Medici family.

Galileo was soon rewarded for his efforts at wooing the powerful family: in June ofhe gained. Looking for books by Galileo Galilei.

See all books authored by Galileo Galilei, including The Sidereal Messenger of Galileo Galilei, and Discoveries and Opinions of Galileo, and more on Galileo K Student-Parent Center SIGN IN To login using your legacy Galileo account, enter your username and password above and click the green button.

To login using your Imagine Learning account, click the red button. Login via Imagine Learning. Galileo Galilei was born in Pisa inthe first of six children of Vincenzo Galilei, a musician and scholar.

In he entered the University of. Galileo Galileo Galileo Galileo Galileo Galileo Galileo. Biography (nonfiction), 1, words, Level S (Grade 3), Lexile L Multilevel Book also available in levels P and V. Known as the father of modern science, Galileo Galilei was renowned for his brilliant mind and fierce determination to ask and answer difficult questions.

An exceptionally rare and valuable copy of a 17th-century book by Galileo Galilei — seemingly signed and hand-illustrated by the great astronomer and thinker — was hailed as the find of the. Galileo Galileo Galileo Galileo Galileo Galileo Galileo. Biography (nonfiction), words, Level P (Grade 2), Lexile L Multilevel Book also available in levels S and V.

Known as the father of modern science, Galileo Galilei was renowned for his brilliant mind and fierce determination to ask and answer difficult questions.

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Galileo recants on his research, disappointing his students and returning to his life, changed by the trauma of the Inquisition. Behind the stage, an excerpt from Galileo's book, Discorsi, is projected.

XIV. From toGalileo lives in a country house near Florence, a prisoner of the Inquisition. Andrea visits Galileo on his way to Holland. The story of Galileo is compelling in itself but this book is graced with gorgeous illustrations that made every page a feast for the eyes.

I paid full price for this book rather than waiting to buy a used copy at a discounted price because I wanted it immediately and because I wanted an immaculate copy/5(26).Galileo (Galileo Galilei) (găl´Ĭlē´ō; gälēlĕ´ō gälēlĕ´ē), –, great Italian astronomer, mathematician, and his persistent investigation of natural laws he laid foundations for modern experimental science, and by the construction of astronomical telescopes he greatly enlarged humanity's vision and conception of the universe.“Galileo and the Science Deniers is a brilliant, highly readable account of Galileo’s life and accomplishments.

The book is a joy to read and provides an accurate and vivid reconstruction of the immense intellectual contributions of ed on: