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Author: Galileo Galilei; Christoph Scheiner; Eileen Adair Reeves; Albert Van Helden
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
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"A history of the controversy over sunspots with translations of the letters contained in Galileo's Istoria e dimostrazioni intorno alle macchie solari e loro accidenti. The material that was added during the printing of the Istoria, the dedication, preface, laudatory poems, and the note from the printer to introduce Scheiner's tracts, have been added in an appendix"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
On sunspots.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009042191
(OCoLC)456551408
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Galileo Galilei; Christoph Scheiner; Eileen Adair Reeves; Albert Van Helden
ISBN: 9780226707174 0226707172 1282902032 9781282902039
OCLC Number: 688291765
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 418 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Sunspots before the telescope --
Turning the telescope to the sun : Thomas Harriot and Johannes and David Fabricius --
Christoph Scheiner --
Tres epistolae --
Galileo answers Apelles --
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.
Responsibility: Galileo Galilei & Christoph Scheiner ; translated and introduced by Eileen Reeves & Albert Van Helden.

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