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Galileo's battle for the heavens

Author: David R AxelrodPeter JonesSimon CallowGreen Umbrella Ltd.WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)All authors
Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... Galileo Galilei risked his life to advance his revolutionary concepts of the universe ... brings Galileo to life, humanizing the great thinker's passion, intelligence, and arrogance while depicting his frustrations with fellow philosophers, scientists, and Roman Catholic leaders ... "--Container.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David R Axelrod; Peter Jones; Simon Callow; Green Umbrella Ltd.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1593755732 9781593755737
OCLC Number: 234074303
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Based on the book, Galileo's daughter, by Dava Sobel.
Originally produced for television series NOVA, broadcast 2002.
Credits: Director of photography, Brian McDairmant ; editor, Eve Gage ; music, Mark Adler.
Cast: Galileo played by Simon Callow, Laura Nardi, John Fraser, Alexa Jargo.
Description: 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Genius, the science of Einstein, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones ; Green Umbrella Ltd. ; NOVA / WGBH, Boston.

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" ... Galileo Galilei risked his life to advance his revolutionary concepts of the universe ... brings Galileo to life, humanizing the great thinker's passion, intelligence, and arrogance while depicting his frustrations with fellow philosophers, scientists, and Roman Catholic leaders ... "--Container.

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