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Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642

  • Men of Physicsby Raymond J. Seeger; D. ter Haar

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Galileo Galilei, His Life and His Works is a biographic of Galileo Galilei. The text accounts some of the most important moments of Galileo?s life, along with his contribution in physics. The first part of the text covers the major aspects of Galileo?s. Part I details Galileo?s life as a student, professor, courtier, and author. Part II covers the... more...

  • The Trial of Galileoby Maurice A. Finocchiaro

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 10.95

    In 1633, the Roman Inquisition condemned Galileo as a suspected heretic for defending Copernicus's hypothesis of the earth's motion and denying the scientific authority of Scripture. This book draws upon Maurice A. Finocchiaro's earlier works, especially The Galileo Affair: A Documentary History (1989), to provide a brief, new documentary history... more...

  • Starlight Detectivesby Alan Hirshfeld

    Bellevue Literary Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    A wondrous tale of cosmic exploration and the colorful characters who ushered astronomy into the modern age more...

  • Men of Physics: Galileo Galilei, His Life and His Worksby Raymond J. Seeger; D. Ter Haar

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Men of Physics: Galileo Galilei, His Life and His Works deals with Galileo Galilei's radical discoveries and trail during the Inquisition. The book describes the life of Galileo and his many interests in art and music, in addition to science. Galileo is born in Pisa in 1564, and at age 25, he is appointed to the Chair of Mathematics at the University... more...

  • Storie e protagonisti della matematica italianaby Renato Betti; Angelo Guerraggio; Settimo Termini

    Springer Milan 2013; US$ 29.99

    20 anni fa ? anzi qualcuno in più ? iniziava le sue pubblicazioni ?Lettera Matematica PRISTEM?, espressione di un gruppo di ricerca della ?Bocconi? cui aderiscono anche docenti e studiosi di altre Università. La ?Lettera? ha rappresentato un tentativo coraggioso di svecchiare la comunicazione matematica, di renderla meno accademica e più giornalistica... more...

  • Galileo's Mistakeby Wade Rowland

    Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99

    The modern understanding of the notorious 1633 trial of Galileo is that of Science and Reason persecuted by Ignorance and Superstitionof Galileo as a lonely, courageous freethinker oppressed by a reactionary and anti-intellectual institution fearful of losing its power and influence. But is this an accurate picture?  In his provocative reexamination... more...

  • Galileoby John L. Heilbron

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    Galileo is aptly known as 'the father of modern science'. But there is much more to him than his well-known discoveries in physics and astronomy, and his infamous clash with the Catholic church. John Heilbron's wonderfully rounded new biography presents a multi-talented but difficult man - writer, philosopher, scientist, musician, and artist. more...

  • Galileo and 400 Years of Telescopic Astronomyby Peter Grego; David Mannion

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 29.95

    In 1609 Galileo first used his telescope to kick-start the science of observational astronomy. This book covers his life and achievements and shows how astronomy has developed since. It includes practical projects in which amateur astronomers can participate. more...

  • The Essential Galileoby Galileo Galilei; Maurice A. Finocchiaro

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 12.95

    Spanning Galileo?s entire career, this new collection presents an annotated translation of Galileo?s most important writings as judged by their historical impact from the seventeenth century to the present. It thus presents not only those writings that bear most closely on key developments in physics, astronomy, epistemology, and scientific methodology,... more...

  • Als die Welt still standby K. Hartmann-Butt; Atle Naess

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 29.99

    Die preisgekrönte Biographie des norwegische Schriftstellers Atle Næss führt den Leser auf eine fesselnde Reise durch die Höhen und Tiefen des Lebens einer der schillerndsten Persönlichkeiten der europäischen Wissenschaftsgeschichte - Galileo Galilei. Mit feinsinniger Empathie entwickelt Naess das Portrait eines Mannes, der sich selbst durch die Zwänge... more...