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Thus spoke Galileo : the great scientist's ideas and their relevance to the present day

Author: Galileo Galilei; Andrea Frova; Mariapiera Marenzana; Jim McManus
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, cop. 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presentation of the most important discoveries by Galileo Galilei, endorsed by his own lively writings. Includes simple explanations for the general reader, comparative discussions about state of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: biografije
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo Galilei
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Galileo Galilei; Andrea Frova; Mariapiera Marenzana; Jim McManus
ISBN: 9780198566250 0198566255 9780199606825 019960682X
OCLC Number: 813666036
Description: XX, 493 str. : ilustr. ; 22 cm
Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTION; PART II: REVOLUTIONARY MOTIONS; PART III: THE PENDULUM AND MUSIC; PART IV: THE STARRY SKY ABOVE US; PART V: THE SPINNING EARTH; PART VI; PART VII; PART VIII; PART IX: ALL THAT GLITTERS ..; EPILOGUE
Other Titles: Selections.
Responsibility: [edited by] Andrea Frova and Mariapiera Marenzana ; translated by Jim McManus in collaboration with the authors.

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This book lets [Galileo] speak, conveying his message of reason, intellectual honesty and free thinking, which is of great relevance today. * Bruno Scrosati, Nature *

 
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