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Galileo : astronomer and physicist

Author: Paul Hightower
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, N.J. : Enslow Publishers, ©2008.
Series: Great minds of science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"A biography of seventeenth-century Italian astronomer and physicist Galileo and includes related activities for readers"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biographies
Literature
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Hightower
ISBN: 9780766030084 0766030083 0760030083
OCLC Number: 132583460
Notes: Originally published: Springfield, NJ, USA : Enslow Publishers, ©1997.
Description: 128 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Galileo's early years --
A new career --
The leaning Tower of Pisa --
A new star appears --
The telescope --
Fame and fortune --
Spots on the sun --
A visit to Rome --
Galileo's dialogue --
The trial --
A prisoner at home --
The foundation of experimental science moons and planets.
Series Title: Great minds of science.
Responsibility: Paul Hightower.
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