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Galileo Galilei

Author: Mike Goldsmith
Publisher: Austin, TX : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 2001.
Series: Scientists who made history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the life and work of the scientist who was persecuted by the Inquisition for his views of the universe.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Goldsmith
ISBN: 0739844164 9780739844168
OCLC Number: 46353342
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Daring to challenge --
The first scientist --
Laws of movement --
How does the world work? --
The changing sky --
The new solar system --
Crime and punishment --
The legacy of Galileo --
Timeline --
Glossary.
Series Title: Scientists who made history.
Responsibility: Mike Goldsmith.

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Describes the life and work of the scientist who was persecuted by the Inquisition for his views of the universe.

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