Biography Juvenile literature
|提及的人：||Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo|
Leonard Everett Fisher
|描述：||1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations, map ; 29 cm|
|责任：||Leonard Everett Fisher.|
Examines the life and discoveries of the noted mathematician, physicist, and astronomer, whose work changed the course of science. Galileo's inventions, including the microscope & a telescope, & his discoveries, like the law of the pendulum, have influenced modern science. His conclusions often put him in conflict with the political & religious leaders of his time. The text is very readable & the black-and-white paintings add drama to the presentation. A narrative that stresses Galileo's genius as a mathematician & physicist as well as his contributions to astronomy.