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Galileo : astronomer and physicist

Author: Robin S Doak
Publisher: Minneapolis : Compass Point Books, ©2005.
Series: Signature lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles the life of the sixteenth-century astronomer who revolutionized science with his theory the Earth revolves around the Sun.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin S Doak
ISBN: 0756508134 9780756508135 9780756510596 0756510597
OCLC Number: 56214126
Description: 112 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The father of modern science --
Young Galileo --
A developing genius --
Life in Padua --
A Closer look at the universe --
Difference of opinion --
Galileo on trial --
Galileo's last years --
Galileo's legacy --
Life and times --
Life at a glance.
Series Title: Signature lives.
Responsibility: by Robin S. Doak.
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Profiles the life of the sixteenth-century astronomer who revolutionized science with his theory the Earth revolves around the Sun.

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