skip to content
Galileo at work : his scientific biography Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Galileo at work : his scientific biography

Author: Stillman Drake
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stillman Drake
ISBN: 0226162265 9780226162263 0226162273 9780226162270
OCLC Number: 3770650
Description: xxiii, 536 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. 1564-89 : Family and education ; First essays ; Dialogue on motion ; Centers of gravity ; Music and science --
2. 1589-92 : Professor at Pisa ; The leaning tower ; De motu --
3. 1592-99 : Professor at Padua ; Mechanics ; Copernicanism ; Tides ; The sector --
4. 1600-1602 : Method ; Mechanics ; Speeds of planets ; Inclined planes ; Galileo's theorem ; Force of percussion --
5. 1603-4 : Notes on motion ; Double-speed rule ; Motion experiments --
6. 1604-6 : Law of free fall ; Logic of acceleration ; The new star of 1604 ; Polemics ; Work on motion --
7. 1606-8 : The nova again ; Beam strength ; Hydrostatics ; Speed paradox resolved ; Inertial experiment and trajectory --
8. 1609-10 : Projected treatise on motion ; The telescope ; Moon observations ; Satellites of Jupiter ; Cosmogony --
9. 1610-11 : Starry messenger ; Move to Florence ; Saturn and Venus ; Floating and sinking ; Sunspots --
10. 1612 : Bodies in water ; Sunspots ; Inertia and rotation ; Disputes ; Longitude project --
11. 1612-13 : Scope of science ; Reply to Nozzolini ; Satellite forecasts --
12. 1613 : The continuum ; Answers to critics ; Copernicus and the bible ; Letter to Castelli --
13. 1614-15 : Weight of air ; Attack from the pulpit ; Letter to Dini ; Replies to oppositions --
14. 1616-18 : Edict at Rome ; Longitude negotiations ; Comet controversy --
15. 1616-23 : Discourse on comets ; Jesuit opposition ; Lenses ; The microscope ; The assayer --
16. 1624-26 : Reply to Ingoli ; Force and resistance ; The Dialogue started --
17. 1626-31 : Work on motion ; Sunspot paths ; Dialogue completed ; Licensing problems ; Hydraulics of flood control --
18. 1631-33 : Mathematics of motion ; Scheiner ; Galileo ordered to Rome ; Trial and sentencing --
19. 1633-35 : Siena ; Strength of materials ; Eppur si muove ; Arcetri ; Indivisibles ; Logic of free fall --
20. 1636-38 : Theorems on projectiles ; Letter to Carcavy ; Two new sciences ; Criticisms by Descartes --
21. 1639-40 : Correspondence on science, method, and philosophy --
22. 1641-42 : The leaning tower again ; Falsity of systems ; Pendulum escapement ; New dialogue started ; Death --
Appendix: Biographies.
Responsibility: Stillman Drake.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/3770650>
library:oclcnum"3770650"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/3770650>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1978"
schema:description"1. 1564-89 : Family and education ; First essays ; Dialogue on motion ; Centers of gravity ; Music and science -- 2. 1589-92 : Professor at Pisa ; The leaning tower ; De motu -- 3. 1592-99 : Professor at Padua ; Mechanics ; Copernicanism ; Tides ; The sector -- 4. 1600-1602 : Method ; Mechanics ; Speeds of planets ; Inclined planes ; Galileo's theorem ; Force of percussion -- 5. 1603-4 : Notes on motion ; Double-speed rule ; Motion experiments -- 6. 1604-6 : Law of free fall ; Logic of acceleration ; The new star of 1604 ; Polemics ; Work on motion -- 7. 1606-8 : The nova again ; Beam strength ; Hydrostatics ; Speed paradox resolved ; Inertial experiment and trajectory -- 8. 1609-10 : Projected treatise on motion ; The telescope ; Moon observations ; Satellites of Jupiter ; Cosmogony -- 9. 1610-11 : Starry messenger ; Move to Florence ; Saturn and Venus ; Floating and sinking ; Sunspots -- 10. 1612 : Bodies in water ; Sunspots ; Inertia and rotation ; Disputes ; Longitude project -- 11. 1612-13 : Scope of science ; Reply to Nozzolini ; Satellite forecasts -- 12. 1613 : The continuum ; Answers to critics ; Copernicus and the bible ; Letter to Castelli -- 13. 1614-15 : Weight of air ; Attack from the pulpit ; Letter to Dini ; Replies to oppositions -- 14. 1616-18 : Edict at Rome ; Longitude negotiations ; Comet controversy -- 15. 1616-23 : Discourse on comets ; Jesuit opposition ; Lenses ; The microscope ; The assayer -- 16. 1624-26 : Reply to Ingoli ; Force and resistance ; The Dialogue started -- 17. 1626-31 : Work on motion ; Sunspot paths ; Dialogue completed ; Licensing problems ; Hydraulics of flood control -- 18. 1631-33 : Mathematics of motion ; Scheiner ; Galileo ordered to Rome ; Trial and sentencing -- 19. 1633-35 : Siena ; Strength of materials ; Eppur si muove ; Arcetri ; Indivisibles ; Logic of free fall -- 20. 1636-38 : Theorems on projectiles ; Letter to Carcavy ; Two new sciences ; Criticisms by Descartes -- 21. 1639-40 : Correspondence on science, method, and philosophy -- 22. 1641-42 : The leaning tower again ; Falsity of systems ; Pendulum escapement ; New dialogue started ; Death -- Appendix: Biographies."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796042930>
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Galileo at work : his scientific biography"@en
schema:numberOfPages"536"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.