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Galileo studies : personality, tradition, and revolution

Author: Stillman Drake
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1970.
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Drake, Stillman.
Galileo studies: personality, tradition, and revolution.
Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press [1970]
(OCoLC)624019415
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stillman Drake
ISBN: 0472082833 9780472082834
OCLC Number: 108748
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 289 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Physics and tradition before Galileo --
Vincenzio Galilei and Galileo --
The scientific personality of Galileo --
The Accademia dei Lincei --
The effectiveness of Galileo's work --
Galileo, Kepler, and their intermediaries --
Galileo and the telescope --
The dispute over bodies in water --
Sunspots, Sizzi, and Scheiner --
Galileo's theory of the tides --
Free fall and uniform acceleration --
Galileo and the concept of inertia --
The case against "circular inertia".
Responsibility: Stillman Drake.

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