passa ai contenuti
Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love Anteprima di questo documento
ChiudiAnteprima di questo documento
Stiamo controllando…

Galileo's daughter : a historical memoir of science, faith, and love

Autore: Dava Sobel; George Guidall; Books on Tape, Inc.; OverDrive, Inc.
Editore: New York : Books on Tape, [2008]
Edizione/Formato:   eAudiolibro : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
Banca dati:WorldCat
Sommario:
Galileo Galilei was the foremost scientist of his day. Though he never left Italy, his inventions and discoveries were heralded around the world. His telescopes allowed him to reveal the heavens and enforce the astounding argument that the earth moves around the sun. For this belief, he was brought before the Holy Office of the Inquisition, accused of heresy, and forced to spend his last years under house arrest.  Per saperne di più…
Voto:

(non ancora votato) 0 con commenti - Diventa il primo.

Soggetti
Altri come questo

 

Trova una copia online

Collegamenti a questo documento

Trova una copia in biblioteca

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Stiamo ricercando le biblioteche che possiedono questo documento…

Dettagli

Genere/forma: Audiobooks
Downloadable audio books
Correspondence
Biography
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: (OCoLC)60610405
Persona incaricata: Galileo Galilei; Maria Celeste Galilei
Tipo materiale: Biography, Audio libro, ecc., Registrazione sonora, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Dava Sobel; George Guidall; Books on Tape, Inc.; OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN: 9781415953402 1415953406
Numero OCLC: 213272712
Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 10:48:42.
Downloadable audiobooks.
eAudiobook.
Interprete(i): Read by George Guidall.
Descrizione: 1 sound file (10 hr., 48 min.) : digital.
Dettagli: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 155410 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsabilità: Dava Sobel.

Abstract:

Galileo Galilei was the foremost scientist of his day. Though he never left Italy, his inventions and discoveries were heralded around the world. His telescopes allowed him to reveal the heavens and enforce the astounding argument that the earth moves around the sun. For this belief, he was brought before the Holy Office of the Inquisition, accused of heresy, and forced to spend his last years under house arrest. Galileo's oldest child was thirteen when he placed her in a convent near him in Florence, where she took the most appropriate name of Suor Maria Celeste. Her support was her father's greatest source of strength. Her presence, through letters which Sobel has translated from Italian and masterfully woven into the narrative, graces her father's life now as it did then. Galileo's daughter dramatically recolors the personality and accomplishment of a mythic figure whose seventeenth-century clash with Catholic doctrine continues to define the schism between science and religion.

Commenti

Commenti degli utenti
Recuperando commenti GoodReads…
Stiamo recuperando commenti DOGObooks

Etichette

Diventa il primo.
Conferma questa richiesta

Potresti aver già richiesto questo documento. Seleziona OK se si vuole procedere comunque con questa richiesta.

Dati collegati


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/213272712>
library:oclcnum"213272712"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/213272712>
rdf:typej.2:Audiobook
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:typeschema:AudioObject
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2008"
schema:description"Galileo Galilei was the foremost scientist of his day. Though he never left Italy, his inventions and discoveries were heralded around the world. His telescopes allowed him to reveal the heavens and enforce the astounding argument that the earth moves around the sun. For this belief, he was brought before the Holy Office of the Inquisition, accused of heresy, and forced to spend his last years under house arrest. Galileo's oldest child was thirteen when he placed her in a convent near him in Florence, where she took the most appropriate name of Suor Maria Celeste. Her support was her father's greatest source of strength. Her presence, through letters which Sobel has translated from Italian and masterfully woven into the narrative, graces her father's life now as it did then. Galileo's daughter dramatically recolors the personality and accomplishment of a mythic figure whose seventeenth-century clash with Catholic doctrine continues to define the schism between science and religion."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1151551508>
schema:genre"Downloadable audio books."@en
schema:genre"Records and correspondence"@en
schema:genre"Audiobooks."@en
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Galileo's daughter a historical memoir of science, faith, and love"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url<http://pioneerutah.lib.overdrive.com/1C2BE662-0F1C-4AE7-9F86-81C0986CEE83/10/545/en/ContentDetails.htm?ID=DB4A63B2-D69B-4B3A-9620-317117411356>
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Chiudi finestra

Per favore entra in WorldCat 

Non hai un account? Puoi facilmente crearne uno gratuito.