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Galileo's battle for the heavens

Author: Simon Callow; Peter Jones; David R Axelrod; Green Umbrella Ltd.; WGBH Educational Foundation.
Publisher: [Boston, MA] : WGBH Educational Foundation, ©2006.
Series: Genius : the science of Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo.
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
Church history
History
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Callow; Peter Jones; David R Axelrod; Green Umbrella Ltd.; WGBH Educational Foundation.
ISBN: 9781593755737 1593755732
OCLC Number: 826880427
Language Note: Closed captioned; described video.
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.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Genius : the science of Einstein, Feynman, Newton, Darwin, and Galileo.
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. for 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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