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On sunspots : Galileo Galilei & Christoph Scheiner

Author: Galileo Galilei; Christoph Scheiner; Eileen Adair Reeves; Albert Van Helden
Publisher: Chicago [u.a.] : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Sunspots before the telescope -- Harriot and Fabricius -- Christoph Scheiner -- Tres epistolae -- Galileo answers -- Galileo's first letter -- Galileo's second letter -- A more accurate inquiry from Ingolstadt -- Accuratior disquisitio -- Galileo responds and goes into print -- Galileo's third letter -- Rematch, 1630-1632 -- Appendices -- Scheiner and Galileo on the nature of the moon -- Galileo to Maffeo Cardinal  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Galileo Galilei; Christoph Scheiner; Eileen Adair Reeves; Albert Van Helden
ISBN: 9780226707150 0226707156 9780226707167 0226707164
OCLC Number: 985095212
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [381]-309) and index. - Introduction.
Description: XI, 418 S. : Ill. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: transl. & introd. by Eileen Reeves & Albert Van Helden.

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Sunspots before the telescope -- Harriot and Fabricius -- Christoph Scheiner -- Tres epistolae -- Galileo answers -- Galileo's first letter -- Galileo's second letter -- A more accurate inquiry from Ingolstadt -- Accuratior disquisitio -- Galileo responds and goes into print -- Galileo's third letter -- Rematch, 1630-1632 -- Appendices -- Scheiner and Galileo on the nature of the moon -- Galileo to Maffeo Cardinal Barberini -- Carlo Cardinal Conti to Galileo on scripture -- Scheiner's calculation of the transit of Venus -- Galileo's demonstrations -- Front matter of Istoria e dimostrazioni intorno alle macchie solari e loro accidenti.

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