Astronomers

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Galileo: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)
US$7.99

In a startling reinterpretation of the evidence, Stillman Drake advances the hypothesis that...

The Galileo Affair: A Documentary History

In 1633 the Roman Inquisition concluded the trial of Galileo Galilei with a condemnation for heresy....

The Essential Galileo

Finocchiaro's new and revised translations have done what the Inquisition could not: they have...

Gravitational N-Body Simulations: Tools and Algorithms
US$59.50

Unique coverage of numerical simulation of gravitational systems, including the mathematics for...

Galileo in Rome: The Rise and Fall of a Troublesome Genius

Galileo in Rome

The Rise and Fall of a Troublesome Genius

US$13.99

The book offers a fascinating account of the six trips Galileo made to Rome, from his first visit at...

Retrying Galileo, 1633–1992

In 1633, at the end of one of the most famous trials in history, the Inquisition condemned Galileo...

Galileo
OUP Oxford (2010)
US$16.99

Galileo is aptly known as 'the father of modern science'. But there is much more to him than his...

Kepler's Witch: An Astronomer's Discovery of Cosmic Order Amid Religious War, Political Intrigue, and the Heresy Trial of His Mother

Kepler's Witch

An Astronomer's Discovery of Cosmic Order Amid Religious War, Political Intrigue, and the Heresy Trial of His Mother

HarperCollins (2009)
US$14.99

Set against the backdrop of the witchcraft trial of his mother, this lively biography of Johannes...

The Three-Body Problem
US$82.99

This book surveys statistical and perturbation methods for the solution of the general three body...

Copernicus' Secret: How the Scientific Revolution Began

Copernicus' Secret

How the Scientific Revolution Began

US$12.99

Nicolaus Copernicus gave the world perhaps the most important scientific insight of the modern age,...