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Galileo : pioneer scientist

Author: Stillman Drake
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With this book Drake confirms Galileo as the first recognizably modern scientist, in both his methods and results.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stillman Drake
ISBN: 0802027253 9780802027252
OCLC Number: 26131841
Description: xviii, 261 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Laws of pendulum and fall --
Medieval context --
Galileo's pre-paduan doctrine of motion --
Ancient greek background --
Mechanics, tides, and copernicanism --
Cosmology, mechanics, and motion --
Natural motion and horizontal projection --
Oblique projection; other physics --
Astronomy and the telescope --
Telescope and copericanism --
Hydrostatics, philosophers, and religion --
Comets, the church, and tides --
Concerning galileo's dialogue --
Two new sciences --
From galileo to newton --
Galilean units today
Responsibility: Stillman Drake.
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